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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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Dealing with subjects as diverse as Glastonbury, Storage Wars and jaywalking, the slightly dishevelled comedian - who now lives in the UK - poked fun at himself at every turn and didn't spare the Scots in the audience, Americans as well as his fellow Canadians.
"At every turn, dead witnesses have been blamed and defunct agencies found wanting.
It is the follow up to 2008's You Have Know Idea What You're Getting Yourself Into, an album that was too spikey-around-the-edges to fit into any genre and saw the band confounding expectations at every turn.
"I try to avoid it at every turn. I've kissed through sheets," Contactmusic quoted her as telling Us Weekly.
at every turn : all the time : constantly, continuously <She has managed to succeed at every turn.>
There are too many good people like him who will do all they can to beat them at every turn. - Jenny Thomson, Millport, North Ayrshire
Celestial Seasonings said on 11 December it will introduce "Adventure at Every Turn," a web-based book club designed to bring to life the company's new positioning, "Tantalizing Adventures for the Senses."
is one of those books that defies conventions at every turn while making you sit back and watch the story unfold with a big fat smile on your face.
Within a lively and very readable narrative frame, Brundage turns up delectable morsels of insight at every turn. The lack of national (or even state-level) investment in memory-making, suggests Brundage, left U.S.
Prodded by the powers of Madison Avenue and the media, we are encouraged at every turn to a life of self-preservation.
As research assistants for a University Psychology department, they hunt for a greater understanding of Pairs and Multi-Sleeper Dreams, yet someone does not want the answers to their questions found, and sabotages their work at every turn. Who wants to keep the truth hidden, and why?