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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
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218. Inversion.
 
  
NOUN:INVERSION, eversion, subversion, reversion, retroversion, introversion; retroflexion; contraposition [See Contraposition]; contrariety [See Contrariety]; reversal; turn of the tide (reversion) [See Reversion].
  OVERTURN; somersault or summersault, somerset or summerset; culbute [F.], eversion [archaic]; revulsion; pirouette.
  TRANSPOSITION, transposal, anastrophy, metastasis, hyperbaton, anastrophe; hysterology, hysteron proteron; hypallage, synchysis, tmesis, parenthesis; metathesis; palindrome; ectropion [path.]; invagination, intussusception.
  pronation and supination.
  
VERB:BE INVERTED &c.; turn -, go -, wheel- -round, - about, - to the right-about [colloq.]; turn -, go -, tilt -, topple- over; capsize, turn turtle.
  INVERT, subvert, retrovert, introvert; reverse; turn the cat in the pan [obs]; upturn, overturn, upset, overset, bouleverser [F.], evert [archaic]; turn topsy-turvy &c. adj.; culbuter [F.]; transpose, put the cart before the horse, turn the tables; invaginate, intussuscept.
  
ADJECTIVE:INVERTED &c. v.; wrong side -out, - up; inside out, upside down; bottom -, keel- upwards; supine, on one’s head, topsy-turvy, sens dessus dessous [F.]; ectropic.
  INVERSE; reverse (contrary) [See Contrariety]; opposite [See Contraposition]; palindromic or palindromical.
  TOPHEAVY, unstable.
  
ADVERB:INVERSELY &c. adj.; hirdy-girdy; heels over head, head over heels.

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