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turn

(Change), noun bend, change of direction, curve, detour, deviation, diversion, particular interpretation, twist, vicissitude
Associated concepts: turnover order

turn

(Rotation), noun circuit, cycle, gyration, revolution, shift, span stretch, stint

turn

(Change), verb alter, avert, bend, change, change opinion, coil, contort, convert, curdle, curl, deviate, ferment, form, induce, influence, metamorphose, mold, persuade, prevail upon, recast, reconstruct, shift, sinuate, slue, sway, swerve, transform, transmute, transpose, veer, wind, win over

turn

(Deflect), verb alter belief, argue, avert, change course, convince, gainsay, maneuver, outmaneuver, transform, vary
Associated concepts: turn state's evidence

turn

(Rotate), verb change, gyrate, jibe, move, move clockwise, move counterclockwise, pivot, pull, push, spin, swivel, whirl
See also: accident, alter, avert, contort, contour, convert, crossroad, deviate, digress, flair, gift, impair, influence, occurrence, opportunity, oscillate, posture, predisposition, prejudice, proclivity, quirk, shape, situation, slant, spoil, tendency, transform, transition
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Isolating himself, always looking inwards and struggling to cope unless he's having his ego stroked at every turn have hardly helped Campbell's fragile mental state.
The site and landscape design complement the building's architecture and interiors, to encourage discovery at every turn.
Accordingly, the questions of what we should focus our attention on, how we should distinguish the fore-, middle-, and background, and where in the ensuing melee we stand are raised at every turn.
As peace in our world remains elusive and is obstructed at every turn, the search for peace, and the profound hopes which are entwined in that search, form a vital part of the prayer which rises from our hearts to the merciful heart of God in our day," said the international joint committee of the World Council of Churches (WCC) Faith and Order Commission and the Pontifical Commission for the Promotion of Christian Unity.
Mistakes are compounded at every turn, beginning with the decision to slot the Edsel Division between Ford and Mercury, and moving the latter just below Lincoln.
He engages the preacher at every turn, demanding that we hold ourselves responsible to the text.
Symone is, of course, a tragic, bisexual mulatto, who faces all of the usual identity crises and ghetto tragedies at every turn.
Ellis said that multitudes of plant species were found at every turn.
CI refers to information-gathering and evaluation techniques that the editors say market leaders use "to help them outwit, outmaneuver and outperform the competition at every turn.
Michael Lerner's Spirit Matters -- apart from accepting the standard view of the Enlightenment and thus having to make excuses at every turn for its "reintroduction" of spirituality -- bears some resemblance to Ruskin's Unto This Last, a critique of economic theory published in the early 1860s.
To succeed tomorrow, he says foundry industry leaders must be far more aggressive in attracting, motivating and retaining top personnel; learning to operate on a global basis; empowering employees; changing measurement systems; and most importantly, applying technology at every turn, an objective to be fully detailed in his lecture.
He succeeds both because he begins by reconfiguring fundamental critical concepts, such as "genre," "mode," and "conventions," that we might be tempted to take as given, and because at every turn he provides detailed, comprehensive, and fresh readings of an impressively broad range of texts (Theocritus's Idylls, Virgil's Eclogues, As You Like It, The Shepheardes Calender, Lycidas, The Ruined Cottage, Silas Marner, and others).