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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To turn outward or inside out..

Usage examples (28)
  • This vessel is taller and less carinated than Beaker 1. The rim is slightly everted, and the base is flat.
  • evert the eyelid
  • To evert the upper lid it is necessary to employ a guide.
  • Me thinks she wanted this power a little too much. — evert for more
Tutoring comment
  • When he "adverts" (calls attention to) his accomplishments, she "averts" (turns away) her eyes. But she never "everts" (overturns) his affection.
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