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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VII. Change
1. Simple Change
 
145. Reversion.
 
  
NOUN:REVERSION, return; revulsion.
  TURNING POINT, turn of the tide; status quo ante bellum [L.]; calm before a storm.
  alternation (periodicity) [See Regularity of recurrence. Periodicity]; inversion [See Crossing]; recoil [See Recoil]; retrocession, retrospection, regression [See Regression]; restoration [See Restoration]; relapse [See Relapse]; atavism, throwback; vicinism; escheat.
  
VERB:REVERT, reverse, return, turn back; relapse [See Relapse]; invert [See Crossing]; recoil [See Recoil]; retreat [See Regression]; restore [See Restoration]; undo, unmake; turn the tide, turn the scale; escheat.
  
ADJECTIVE:REVERTING &c. v.; revulsive, reactionary; retrorse.
  
ADVERB:REVULSIVELY, retrorsely, on the rebound, à rebours [F.].

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