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synonyms for turned back

  • converse
  • everted
  • inverted
  • transposed
  • turned
  • backward
  • inside out
  • opposite
  • regressive

antonyms for turned back

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  • established
  • in order
  • ordered
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How to use turned back in a sentence

I waited three months more, in great impatience, then sent him back to the same post, to see if there might be a reply.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Edna did not reveal so much as all this to Madame Ratignolle that summer day when they sat with faces turned to the sea.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Ages back—let musty geologists tell us how long ago—'twas a lake, larger than the Lake of Geneva.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
The boys were tumbling about, clinging to his legs, imploring that numerous things be brought back to them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
He turned his eyes upon her; but no sympathy was in their beams; no belief in the semblance of her tears.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Alessandro turned a grateful look on Ramona as he translated this speech, so in unison with Indian modes of thought and feeling.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The strains of the syren at last woke her uncle, and brought back Miss Hood, who suggested that it was late.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO TURNED BACK

  • backward
  • converse
  • everted
  • inside out
  • inverted
  • opposite
  • regressive
  • transposed
  • turned
  • turned back
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.