When registering disapprobation, he always reverted back to her childhood nickname.
Harper Lee -- Go Set a Watchman
Andie had reverted to her old cheery self after Amy returned.
Gillian Flynn -- Gone Girl
When it made contact with his skin, he grunted once and then reverted to silence.
Kiera Cass -- The Elite
It wasn’t as if everything had reverted to normal, but now, at the three-month mark, their lives were as normal as could be expected.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Choice
I asked, reverting to Kyrrian.
Gail Carson Levine -- Ella Enchanted
To counter the idea that there had been mass panic and looting (that all of Chicago had reverted to its wild, lawless past and was therefore not a good place in which to invest), articles and editorials appeared stating that there had been little or no rioting or looting.
Jim Murphy -- The Great Fire
Like many old people’s, his conversation constantly reverted to the past, and during the trip he reminisced about his boyhood and his career in education.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
Every time Hina opened her mouth, Liam and I reverted back to the same state of shock.
Alexandra Bracken -- The Darkest Minds
"Stingo, Stingo," the voice went on in lulling cadences, having reverted to the Brooklyn style.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
When I’m by myself I revert to the times when I would forget about eating, stay up all night working, go until I felt an odd sensation I’d identify after some thought as hunger.
Margaret Atwood -- Cat’s Eye
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His eyes reverted to me in alarm.
Donna Tartt -- The Goldfinch
In a pinch, he reverts to his previous profession, petty theft.
Sonia Nazario -- Enrique’s Journey
They were reverting to more bestial types.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
It seems bent on reverting to orange no matter how many times I cover it.
Suzanne Collins -- The Hunger Games
Clothes, bedding, furniture, the pictures on the wallscreen-it had all reverted back to Generic Ugly.
Scott Westerfeld -- Uglies
Gervais intervened with a joke, and the talk reverted to its former lively tone.
Leo Tolstoy -- War and Peace
Parsons did, indeed, invariably revert to shorts when a community hike or any other physical activity gave him an excuse for doing so.
George Orwell -- 1984
He endeavoured to soothe me as a nurse does a child and reverted to my tale as the effects of delirium.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
But then she reverts to her original misconception.
Malcolm Gladwell -- Outliers
And who was to say he wouldn’t revert to his sinful ways if they hadn’t been sent directly from heaven?
Nicholas Sparks -- A Walk to Remember
With no compass, only my watch, I had to revert to navigation by the stars, which mercifully were now out, the thick high banks of clouds having passed over.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
It seemed like there was faulty wiring in the system, because now she was reverting to anger.
Wes Moore -- The Other Wes Moore
Ron’s ears went red, and thereafter, he reverted to the bewitched sleep version of events.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
I completely reverted.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
I revert my eyes.
Barbara Kingsolver -- The Poisonwood Bible
’It’s a complete reversion to primitive superstition.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
It is less frenetic than it was during the day, like the nurses and machines are all a little tired and have reverted to power-save mode.
Gayle Forman -- If I Stay
His mind reverted to the astonishing revelations of the last half-hour.
Agatha Christie -- Murder On The Orient Express
Then I had just enough energy to revert to Muffin’s form and slip into the Duat.
Rick Riordan -- The Red Pyramid
But then, when we’d talk on the phone, she’d revert back to old form.
Randy Pausch -- The Last Lecture
AND IN WHICH THE NARRATIVE REVERTS TO THE MERRY OLD GENTLEMAN AND HIS YOUTHFUL FRIENDS.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
It seemed so dismal to go up-stairs, with the wild snow blowing outside, and my thoughts continually reverting to the kirk-yard and the new-made grave!
Emily Bronte -- Wuthering Heights
Could the individual Epsilon embryo be made a revert, by a suitable technique, to the normality of dogs and cows?
Aldous Huxley -- Brave New World
I have accepted Father Mestienne’s reversion.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
At Home I reverted to the old Pattyn, the one unlikely to draw much attention to herself.
Ellen Hopkins -- Burned
If that is your choice, Longbottom, we revert to the original plan.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Her reverting to this tone as if our association were forced upon us, and we were mere puppets, gave me pain; but everything in our intercourse did give me pain.
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
I was a little depressed at first with the contagion of my wife’s fears, but very soon my thoughts reverted to the Martians.
H.G. Wells -- The War of the Worlds
Must he revert to Ellen always?
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
You’d be feeding them maybe, holding out a piece of rabbit in your hand, and the animal would revert—bite your hand clean off.
Toni Morrison -- Beloved
He had reverted to his usual tightly contained self by the time he arrived to warn the leader of the Alyssian outpost of a possible attack from Redd.
Frank Beddor -- The Looking Glass Wars
At one time it had for a little while glowed more brilliantly again, but it speedily reverted to its sullen red heat.
H.G. Wells -- The Time Machine
His clothes had reverted to the normal mortal ones we’d bought him in Cairo, but somehow he still looked quite imposing, quite confident.
Rick Riordan -- The Throne of Fire
But tell me of the people who are passing, if thou seest any one of them worthy of note; for only unto that my mind reverts.
Dante Alighieri -- Dante’s Inferno
Chapter 6 Having now discovered how to provide bread for my family, my thoughts began to revert to the wreck and all the valuables yet contained within it.
Johann Wyss -- The Swiss Family Robinson
Reverting to his own language, he indulged in several more pungent oaths.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
The semicircular blades click-clacked again, slicing the creatures completely in two, and then the Golems abruptly reverted to their muddy origin.
Micheal Scott -- The Alchemyst
It was hard to talk about love with Charlie—we were so much alike, always reverting to trivial things to avoid embarrassing emotional displays.
Stephenie Meyer -- Breaking Dawn
I shook my head, thinking that I’d rather be alone than revert to the kind of person I’d been, but I found myself wondering whether I would end up being as monkish as my dad.
Nicholas Sparks -- Dear John
His eyes came slowly back, at last, to the face from which they had wandered; when they rested on it, he started, and resumed, in the manner of a sleeper that moment awake, reverting to a subject of last night.