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turned

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verb

past tense of turn
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as in rotated
to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis turned the doorknob as quietly as possible

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as in deviated
to change one's course or direction we turned left at the light the storm unexpectedly turned south and missed our area

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as in depended
to be determined by, based on, or subject (to) what we do next turns on your answer to the following question

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as in spun
to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around all the new information made his head turn

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as in convinced
to cause to have often negative opinions formed without sufficient knowledge he did his best to turn his new friends against his ex-wife

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“Turned.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/turned. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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