[ ahr-see-vahr-see ]
/ ˈɑr siˈvɑr si /
wrong end foremost; completely backward: an arsy-varsy way of doing things.
in a backward or thoroughly mixed-up fashion: The papers are all filed arsy-varsy.
DO YOU KNOW THIS VOCABULARY FROM "THE HANDMAID'S TALE"?
"The Handmaid's Tale" was required reading for many of us in school. Everyone else has probably watched the very popular and addictive TV show. Do you remember this vocabulary from the book, and do you know what these terms mean?
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Also ar·sy·ver·sy [ahr-see-vur-see] /ˈɑr siˈvɜr si/.
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