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See definition of upturning on Dictionary.com
  • as ininvert
  • as inoverturn
  • as intip
  • as inupset

synonyms for upturning

  • alter
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • change
  • convert
  • evert
  • flip
  • flip-flop
  • introvert
  • modify
  • overturn
  • renege
  • revert
  • tip
  • transpose
  • turn
  • upend
  • upset
  • double back
  • inverse
  • transplace
  • turn down
  • turn inside out
  • turn over
  • turn the tables
  • upturn
  • annul
  • capsize
  • invalidate
  • nullify
  • repeal
  • rescind
  • reverse
  • set aside
  • topple
  • void
  • countermand
  • down
  • invert
  • overbalance
  • prostrate
  • roll
  • spill
  • tumble
  • upend
  • upset
  • upturn
  • bring down
  • keel over
  • knock down
  • knock over
  • tip over
  • turn over
  • turn upside down

antonyms for upturning

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  • continue
  • grow
  • hold
  • keep
  • leave alone
  • persist
  • remain
  • stay
  • straighten
  • order
  • clear up
  • organize
  • straighten
  • place
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How to use upturning in a sentence

A dead silence throughout the room, with a rolling of heads and upturning of eyes, bespoke the pious horror of the community.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Was she perhaps aware of the secret motives of the upturning of her household, which he and Tyope had performed yesterday?
THE DELIGHT MAKERSADOLF BANDELIER
Helpless and hopeless it is drawn ashore, upturning, in the act of submission, its starred and gleamy flanks.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 63, NO. 392, JUNE, 1848VARIOUS
The giant towering cliffs of the mountain of Archimedes seemed to rush at our upturning bow.
WANDL THE INVADERRAYMOND KING CUMMINGS
Better rest content than risk revolution and the upturning of everything.
JUDGES AND RUTHROBERT A. WATSON
Recent excavations within the church had caused the upturning of numberless bones, which had been collected and reverently buried.
THE STONEGROUND GHOST TALESE. G. SWAIN
Even the good conscience may suffer from the upturning of a well-packed trunk.
A LITTLE SWISS SOJOURNW. D. HOWELLS
It would mean war, bloody war, the upturning of the whole world!
A FRIEND OF CAESARWILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Slowly they retreat and again disappear as the rays of the sun are gradually shut off by the upturning curve of the earth.
THE ANDES OF SOUTHERN PERUISAIAH BOWMAN
They were years of great spiritual upturning, of the making and unmaking of ideals, of hard work and hard play.
DARKWATERW. E. B. DU BOIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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