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revert
used in The War of the Worlds

3 uses
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Definition
go back to a previous state
  • I was a little depressed at first with the contagion of my wife's fears, but very soon my thoughts reverted to the Martians.
    1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (18% in)
  • But my brother's attention speedily reverted to the distant firing in the south.
    1.17 — Book 1 Chapter 17 — The "Thunder Child" (55% in)
  • Then he would suddenly revert to the matter of the food I withheld from him, praying, begging, weeping, at last threatening.
    2.4 — Book 2 Chapter 4 — The Death of the Curate (32% in)

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