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- n. a state of extreme confusion and disorder
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This discovery gave the world a strange new topsy-turvyness, and set Millner's theories spinning about his brain like the cabin furniture of a tossing ship.
"Barring a certain little topsy-turvyness which is something out of the ordinary, I'd call that a charming bit of -- Great guns and little cannon-balls!"
When all outside was confusion and topsy-turvyness she could retire among Margot's cartons, and find herself on solid ground.
But for this topsy-turvyness, this folly, this immorality, we must not blame love, but those who persistently thwarted love -- or tried to thwart it.
S: (n) chaos, pandemonium, bedlam, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness (a state of extreme confusion and disorder)