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about-faces

verb
present tense third-person singular of about-face

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 as in backtracks, reverts

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2 as in pivots

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about-faces

noun
plural of about-face

Synonyms of about-faces (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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24 Feb 2020

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“About-faces.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/about-faces. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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