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invert
used in David Copperfield

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Definition to turn something in the opposite position — such as upside down, inside out, or (of two things) in switched position
  • If I had not guessed this, on the way to the coffee-house, I could hardly have failed to know what was the matter when I followed him into an upstairs room, and found Miss Murdstone there, supported by a background of sideboard, on which were several inverted tumblers sustaining lemons, and two of those extraordinary boxes, all corners and flutings, for sticking knives and forks in, which, happily for mankind, are now obsolete.
    Chapters 37-39 (25% in)

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