Obverted
Obvert Ob*vert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Obverted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Obverting}.] [L. obvertere; ob (see {Ob-}) + vertere to turn. See {Verse}.] To turn toward. [1913 Webster]

If its base be obverted towards us. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]


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