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  • adj. See topsy-turvy


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  • "Alas, yes, so topsy-turvy is existence," I acknowledge sadly.

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  • Hope everything is becoming a little less topsy turvy for you.

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  • My friends, the world has finally gone topsy-turvy.

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  • Aside from my life being turned upside down with my mother having been ill and now with my sister-in-law being in palliative care in Halifax, things have been somewhat topsy-turvy.

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  • After a topsy-turvy season in which the supporting-actress category was the most in flux, it's nice to see the 63-year-old veteran get her first nomination.

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  • On a gloomy Saturday afternoon against Safina, Kuznetsova hit freely and kept her composure, unlike her drama-filled path to the final that included topsy-turvy wins against No. 2 Serena Williams and Samantha Stosur of Australia in her previous two rounds.

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  • Set against the gorgeous backdrop of Rome, Tom Rachman¬ís wry, vibrant debut follows the topsy-turvy private lives of the reporters, editors, and executives of an international English language newspaper as they struggle to keep itand themselvesafloat.

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  • Ms. Lent's careful study of Cunningham's frequently topsy-turvy notes, in which she says she finds something new every time she studies them, has taught her to discern, generally, three different intentions: the particulars of the individual dance phrases, a sense of the work's structure from beginning to end, and a view of how its cast is to be utilized in performance.

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  • This also explains Pakistan's topsy-turvy priorities in Afghanistan.

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  • They take the viewer with expert help from animators Jason Patterson and Dan Abdo, whose work complements the cartoonist's otherwise static graphics, as well as from costume designer Liz Prince into the topsy-turvy world conjured from Mr. Spiegelman's often fearless imagination.

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  • Etymological musings on turvy at topsy-turvy.

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