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overturned

[′ō·vər‚tərnd]
(geology)
Of a fold or the side of a fold, tilted beyond the perpendicular. Also known as inverted; reversed.
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Poverty ordinarily causes no such sensations to those who are conscious of possessing advantages of an order superior to wealth, and surely a well-educated, well-born, virtuous girl need not have blushed because estates were torn from her parents by a political convulsion that had overturned an ancient and powerful throne.
Scarcely had the search commenced than the overturned cauldron was discovered, and with it the theft of the poisoned arrows.
Bill seemed to have forgotten his forebodings of the previous night, and even waxed facetious with the dogs when, at midday, they overturned the sled on a bad piece of trail.
Once, as though a warning had in vague ways flitted through his intelligence, he turned his head and looked back at the overturned sled, at his team-mates, and at the two men who were calling to him.
But it was jammed beneath the overturned sled, and by the time Henry had helped him to right the load, One Ear and the she-wolf were too close together and the distance too great to risk a shot.
A glow from the fire threw red hues over the bare floor, the cracked and soiled plastering, and the overturned and broken furniture.
A NUMBER of Flies were attracted to a jar of honey which had been overturned in a housekeeper's room, and placing their feet in it, ate greedily.
The sea was rough and the whitecaps overturned the boat.
The centre round table, the night-table and two chairs had been overturned.
The first thing he did was to examine minutely the overturned furniture.
They were both overturned in a stage-coach the other day (a bad omen anywhere else, where overturns are not so common), and his head, which bears the marks of a recent wound, is bound up still.
A truck overturned on the westbound carriageway near St Asaph late on Wednesday night, shedding its load of potatoes and closing the carriageway for more than nine hours, affecting morning traffic.