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upsets

verb
present tense third-person singular of upset

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 to turn on one's side or upside down
  • the narrow boat upsets easily and should be handled with care

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upsets

noun
plural of upset

Synonyms of upsets (Entry 2 of 2)

an act or instance of the order of things being disturbed
  • the move to a new town is just the latest in a series of upsets for my family over the last year

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“Upsets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/upsets. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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