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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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First, by targeting such a large portion of the nation's public schools, NCLB has hyper-charged demand for a very limited supply of people who have the competence required to turn around low-performing schools.
They said, `No you're not - turn around and go back into that classroom.
Her picture in the designated theme, ``suddenly you turn around and.
If you're nice, they'll turn around and stab you in the back.
Riordan said he was confident his entire slate would win and help turn around a school district he has bitterly criticized for its dismal student test scores and administrative scandals.
Though she's also considering the possibility of pulling out of the market, she remains hopeful that things would turn around.