Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of turn.

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  • adjective in an unpalatable state
  • adjective moved around an axis or center

Etymologies

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turn +‎ -ed

Examples

  • Because Superman turned back time…..turned back time, for just ONE person.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Because Superman turned back time…..turned back time, for just ONE person.

    Up and down, crash and burn: nightcare to job hunt to darkness

  • Then suddenly it turned parallel with the edge of a steep-walled gap, which came without warning, like the ha-ha of an English park, —turned with an unexpected abruptness.

    The Sayers of the Law

  • Coverdale, Matthew and the Bishops' all end with the slightly bathetic "henceforth", but Tyndale has the simpler "any more" albeit following the musclebound "neither shall they teach to war", a phrase turned around by everybody else into variants of "neither shall they learn to fight".

    The King James Bible reconsidered | David Edgar

  • When Johnny talked about midgets, his expression turned wistful, like he wished he could go backward in time.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • I thought he might be angry, or scared, but his expression turned to wonder.

    Kings of Colorado

  • I thought he might be angry, or scared, but his expression turned to wonder.

    Kings of Colorado

  • Her glance fell to Holt again, and her expression turned grim.

    Crimson Wind

  • When Johnny talked about midgets, his expression turned wistful, like he wished he could go backward in time.

    Miracles, Inc.

  • The name turned on us, so we stopped making records.

    History Channel

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