I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VII. CHANGE

1. SIMPLE CHANGE

Reversion.

[Nouns] reversion, return; revulsion.

turning point, turn of the tide; status quo ante bellum ["The state in which it was before the war" (Latin)]; calm before a storm.

alternation (periodicity) [more]; inversion [more]; recoil [more]; retreat, regression, retrogression [more]; restoration [more]; relapse, recidivism [more]; atavism; vicinism.

[Verbs] revert, turn back; relapse [more]; recoil [more]; retreat [more]; restore [more]; undo, unmake; turn the tide, roll back the tide, turn the scale, tip the scale.

[Adjectives] reverting; revulsive, reactionary; retrorse.

[Adverbs] a rebours.

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