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  • The Buzzword of the Day for 06/28/2017 is:reverse (verb) \rih-VERSS\ What does it mean? 1 : to turn completely about or upside down or inside out2a : to overthrow or set aside a legal decision by an opposite decision b : to change to the contrary3a : to go or cause to go in the opposite direction b : to put (as a car) into reverse4 : to undo the effect of (as a condition)How do you use it? "Harry gave the car a grateful pat as it reversed back into the forest and disappeared from view." (J. K. Rowling, _Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets_) Are you a word wiz? Which one of these words do you think is a synonym of "reverse"? A. invert B. continue C. promote D. explain Check your answer on Word Central.

 

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