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in-vertō (-vortō vertī, versus, ere,

to turn upside down, turn about, upset, invert, reverse: solum, plough up, V.: Allifanis vinaria, empty, H.: alveos navium invorsos pro tuguriis habere, S.: submovere Euros Pellibus inversis, turned inside out, Iu.: inversum contristat Aquarius annum, recurring cycle (of the sun), H.: cum in locum anulum inverterat: loca satis dentibus (i. e. ad dentes serendos), V.—Fig., to invert, transpose, change, reverse: ut invertatur ordo.—To pervert, abuse: inversi mores, corrupt, H.: virtutes, misrepresent, H.: quae invertere supersedeo, i. e. to paraphrase, Ta.—Of words, to misapply, use ironically: invertuntur verba, ut, etc.: Inversa verba, ambiguous, T.

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