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roll, reel, turbination; twirl, whirl, spin, eddy, whirlpool, whirligig, pirouette; convolution, Anat. gyrus.

31. reversal, inversion, reversement, reversion; return, revulsion, reverse; retrogression, retroversion, turnabout, flip-flop, about-face, volte-face; change of heart, changeabout, rightabout, turnaround.

32. change, alteration, variation, difference, fluctuation, vicissitude; deviation, divergence, shift, switch, qualification; modification, adjustment, modulation, adaptation; transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis, conversion; transmogrification, transub-stantiation, transmutation, mutation, permutation.

33. renewal, revival, improvement, amelioration, betterment, change for the better; worsening, deterioration, change for the worse, relapse.

34. time, opportunity, chance; say, move, hand; Sl. crack, Sl. go, Sl. shot, Sl. whack, Baseball, at bat; shift, tour, tour of duty, trick, watch; spell, stint, period, cycle.

35. bend, curve, swerve, slue, skew, lurch; bow, arch, arc, vault, Archit. extrados; incurve, camber, crescent, lune, half-moon; veer, warp, bias, sweep, sheer, yaw, tack; twist, serpentine, winding, meander, curvature; flexure, incurvation, U-turn, horseshoe, U.S. oxbow; hook, crook, angle, corner, dogleg; hairpin turn, zigzag, Chiefly Scot. wimple; Geom. parabola, Geom. ellipse, Geom. epicycloid; deflection, double, divarication, divagation, deviation.

36. style, form, mode, manner; guise, phase, makeup; cast, fashion, mold, shape, cut, stamp, type; set, build, make; conformation, configuration, frame, format, construction.

37. bent, tendency, aptitude, flair, aptness; inclination, proclivity, propensity, proneness; penchant, capacity, felicity, affinity, partiality; liking, favor, predilection, predisposition; gift, knack, genius, talent, faculty; head, eye, ear, hand.

38. deed, act, action; service, favor, mercy, courtesy, good deed, grace; kindness, benefaction, benefit; boon; disservice, ill turn, hurt, harm, wrong, injury.

39. juncture, crossroads, turning point, crisis, crunch, turn of the tide; contingency, exigency, emergency; pinch, Inf. clutch, strait, pass, extremity; zero hour, moment of truth.

40. walk, hike, stroll, amble, tramp; jaunt, promenade, constitutional, stretch; march, traipse, ramble, airing; ride, spin, whirl, drive.

41. by turns alternately, one after the other, one after another, every other, every second; successively, consecutively, reciprocally, back and forth.

42. in turn in succession, in order, in rotation, in sequence; like dominoes, in a string, down the line.

43. take turns alternate, change places, trade places, trade off; rotate, switch, exchange, interchange, Inf. swap; reciprocate, change off, change back and forth, Sports, platoon.

44. turn and turnabout alternation, rotation, reciprocity, exchange, Inf. backscratching, give-and-take, like for like, tit for tat, quid pro quo, measure for measure; retaliation, reprisal, requital, retribution, vindication, blow for blow, a Roland for an Oliver, revenge, vengeance, an eye for an eye.

turnabout, n. reversal, turnaround, aboutface, rightabout, volte-face, switch, Sl. switcheroo, Inf. flip-flop, Inf. a 180°; backtracking, backpedaling; change of heart, second thought, Inf. a different tune or song,

turncoat, n. 1. renegade, Archaic, renegado, deserter, apostate, defector, bolter, seceder; forsaker, dropout, quitter, Sl. cop-out.

2. traitor, betrayer, Inf. double-crosser, Inf. doubledealer, Sl. two-timer, Sl. cheat or cheater; Judas, Brutus, Catilinarian; double agent, fifth columnist, quisling, Benedict Arnold; snake in the grass, snake, back-stabber; informer, SI. squealer, tattler, tattletale, telltale, talebearer, SI. ratter, SI. fink, SI. ratfink, SI. stool pigeon or stoolie.

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