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revert
used in A Tale of Two Cities

4 uses
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Definition
go back to a previous state
  • 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.
    1.6 — The Shoemaker (29% in)
  • Relieved as his mind reverted to that, he answered: "Your confidence in me ought to be returned with full confidence on my part.
    2.10 — Two Promises (89% in)
  • At first, his mind reverted to Defarge, and he thought of finding out the wine-shop again and taking counsel with its master in reference to the safest dwelling-place in the distracted state of the city.
    3.3 — The Shadow (5% in)
  • Carton terminated the conversation here, by rising to help him on with his outer coat; "But you," said Mr. Lorry, reverting to the theme, "you are young."
    3.9 — The Game Made (43% in)

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