American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To turn inside out or outward.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overthrow; subvert; destroy.
- To turn outward, or inside out.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. rare To overthrow; to subvert.
- v. To turn outwards, or inside out, as an intestine.
- v. turn inside out; turn the inner surface of outward
- n. United States tennis player who won women's singles titles in the United States and at Wimbledon (born in 1954)
- Back-formation from Middle English everted, turned upside down, from Latin ēvertus, past participle of ēvertere, to overturn : ē-, ex-, ex- + vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Me thinks she wanted this power a little too much. — evert”
“But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lies in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human evert selected: Hal Jordan.”
“They are ALL endorsing Obama for what they will potentially get in return, this isn't rocket science ..... who's evert even heard of half these poeple!??!”
“Her speech today certainly raised her above of you when it comes to respect, humility, grace, and objective views. evert”
“To cook the eggplant, I peeled and cubed it, then microwave-cooked it for about 6-7 minutes, stirring evert 2 minutes.”
“Turning is so versatile: avert invert revert animadvert pervert evert convert divert revert.”
“Number of people killed in mining accidents approximately 1 per evert million tonnes mined.”
“And especially to evert person out there for whom doing what you love is a giant scream saying, “I exist, I exist, I exist!””
“Briefly, the process is as follows: 2 slugs climb up a vertical surface, one leading the other; then they start circling each other; then they intertwine and suspend themselves by a thick strand of mucus; their penises evert and they too intertwine forming a bell-shaped structure at their lower end; the exchange of spermatophores presumably takes place within the bell; following this, the slugs abruptly separate and move away.”
“When we are talking about ordering a death - even a civil order - then we should apply the same standards that we apply to a criminal death and take evert possible care to get it right.”
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A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
to cepstrumize a word is to reverse its 1st 4 characters in the way that "cepstrum" was derived from "spectrum" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cepstrum...
Words that make other words with the addition of one letter at the beginning. The resulting words are tagged "behead".
Words discovered while doing puzzles. Includes puns, e.g. taper vs. tapir.
words in the nature of double spirals
While reading Orwell's non-fiction, I ran across his 68 year-old review of this book, which by focusing on the most lurid aspects piqued my interest, and so I checked it out of my library.
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