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OTHER WORDS FROM overturno·ver·turn·a·ble, adjective
How to use overturn in a sentence
I was convicted a year later and sentenced to death—a charge later overturned by the Supreme Court when it called for a retrial.An American Marine in Iran’s Prisons Goes on Hunger Strike|IranWire|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That indictment was then overturned by a second grand jury that decided not to bring charges against the officer.After No Indictment for Eric Garner Killer, Is NYC the Next Ferguson?|Jacob Siegel|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In late July, the judge overturned the decision, citing a 2009 document that was “overlooked” during the initial proceedings.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso|Rich Goldstein|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Frostee Rucker had a one-game suspension overturned by Goodell in 2007 despite two counts of spousal battery.
Many are still sorting through overturned barrels and rebuilding their production facilities.
Robert was out there under the shed, reclining in the shade against the sloping keel of the overturned boat.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
When I was first acting as post-boy my chaise got overturned, but on the whole I have been pretty fortunate.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
The birds immediately swarmed round this so vigorously, that they even overturned the lantern once or twice.
But that uncertainty which is proverbial in human affairs stepped within the circle of his life and overturned his plans.
Each of the boys was a good swimmer, and soon they were all clinging to the canoe, which had completely overturned.The Rival Campers|Ruel Perley Smith