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Word: invert

Definition: turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of


Sentences Containing 'invert'

Fill a medium sized bottle with water, cover it with a glass plate, invert the bottle in the trough, and then remove the glass plate.
When you invert your head, it looks like a thread of finest gossamer stretched across the valley, and gleaming against the distant pine woods, separating one stratum of the atmosphere from another.
He is, at best, a poor plagiarist; all he can do is to follow slavishly the lead given him by Cervantes; his only humour lies in making Don Quixote take inns for castles and fancy himself some legendary or historical personage, and Sancho mistake words, invert proverbs, and display his gluttony; all through he shows a proclivity to coarseness and dirt, and he has contrived to introduce two tales filthier than anything by the sixteenth century novellieri and without their sprightliness.
Give not thyself up, then, to fire, lest it invert thee, deaden thee; as for the time it did me.

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