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Synonyms Dictionary

2. opposite, antithesis, contrary, antipole, antipode; contradiction, contrariety, opposition; reverse, converse, obverse, the other side.
3. overturning, overturn, Fr. bouleversement, capsizing, capsizal, upset, spill, turning over; somersault, Inf. tumbersault, cartwheel, flip, gainer; introversion, ever-sion, turning in, invagination, intussusception. invert, v. 1. reverse, interchange, transpose, put the cart before the horse; back, turn back, retrovert, retroflex, turn about, turn the tables; turn around, wheel around, veer around, supinate, pronate.
2. introvert, turn inside out, evert, fold, invaginate, in-tussuscept; upturn, topple, tilt, flip, tip.
3. capsize, spill, turn over, turn turtle, overturn, overthrow, upset,
Fr. bouleverser, inverse; tip over, flip over, keel over, bottom up. invest, v. 1. put money to use, put money into, sink money into; (all of money) advance, pay or lay out, risk, venture; provide money or capital for, fund, subsidize, back or support financially, patronize.
2. spend, expend, disburse,
Inf. put out, give, offer, contribute, use, devote, donate; furnish, supply, provide, arm, gird, equip, accouter; prepare, ready, outfit, fit out, rig out, set up, fix up.
3. endow, give, entrust, vest, confer, bestow, grant; empower, enable, make possible, privilege; authorize, license, sanction.
4. install, induct, initiate,
Rare, auspicate; instate, inaugurate, swear in, administer the oath of office; establish, chair, seat; crown, enthrone; frock, Eccles. ordain.
5. clothe, attire, apparel, dress, garb, vest, robe, enrobe, gown; deck out, array,
Archaic, bedight, adorn; enwrap, envelop, muffle, enfold, swathe; overspread, cover, drape, shroud, sheathe.
6. enclose, confine, hedge, pen in, hem in, beset; circle, encircle, circumscribe, compass, encompass, environ, form a ring around, gird, girdle, engird; surround, crowd around, crowd in on, beseige, lay seige to, beleaguer. investigate, v. research, probe, explore, search for
or seek out clues, track down, ferret out, smell out, nose out, Inf. smoke out; ransack, rummage, rake, scour, leave no stone unturned; inquire into, canvass, see about, check into or on or up on, Inf. give [s.t.] the once-over, SI. check out, Brit. SI. suss out, U.S. SI.case, SI. bird-dog; inspect, examine, audit, look into, scrutinize, study, analyze, go over with a fine-tooth comb, sift through, winnow. investigation, n. inquisition, inquest, research, factfinding; exploration, probe, search, quest; inquiry, canvass, questioning, interrogation, hearing, audit; inspection, examination, scrutinization, scrutiny, Inf. once-over, SI. casing; study, analysis, sifting, winnowing, review, dissection. investigator, n. researcher, researchist, searcher, factfinder; detective, private investigator, Inf. bird dog, Inf. sherlock, Inf. sleuth, SI. bloodhound, SI. private eye, U.S. SI. dick, U.S. SI. gumshoe; inspector, examiner, auditor, scrutinizer, scrutator, scrutineer; questioner, inquisitor, inquisitionist, inquirer; analyst, reviewer, fact-sifter. investiture, n. 1. installation, instatement, chairing, inauguration; coronation, crowning, enthronement; frocking, Eccles. ordination, Eccles. ordain-ment, consecration; induction, introduction, ushering in, bringing in, establishment.
2. vestment, robe, mantle, garment; clothing, dress, attire, habit, garb, apparel, raiment. investment,
n. 1. venture, speculation, risk, Inf. plunge; legals.

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Lord Of The Rings Eagles

The following is a common complaint in Lord Of The Rings: Hey Gandalf, here s a thought why don t you just get your giant eagle mates to fly you into Mordor and drop Frodo/the ring bearer off at Mount Doom? Yes, it does seem obvious. Yes, it would have solved their problem of getting into Mordor quite easily. But here are a few issues with this. First off, you think Sauron might notice giant eagles flying into his domain, so you still need to create a distraction, like Aragorn at the gates. Secondly, the Eagles are doing their own thing. It s not their war, they re just helping out their mate Gandalf. And as an internet commenter pointed out elsewhere (I can t remember where though, sorry), there s a big difference between asking your mate for a lift into town in his car, and asking him to take you to Spain or the fantasy equivalent

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