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about–face

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of about–face

  1. a changing from one policy or point of view to virtually its exact opposite <the candidate's frequent about-faces on issues disturbs many voters> Synonyms about-turn [British], flip-flop, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, U-turn, volte-face Related Words bait and switch, switcheroo; denial, disaffirmance, disavowal, disownment, recantation, renunciation, repudiation, retraction; reconsideration, retreat, second thought; hesitation, indecision, irresolution, shilly-shallying, vacillation, wavering, wobbling (also wabbling) Phrases change of heart




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