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Entry Word: reverse
Function: noun
Text: 1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily <the loss of my paper route was just the first of my financial reverses since the start of the new year>
Synonyms lapse, reversal, setback
Related Words disappointment, frustration, letdown; comedown, decline, descent, down, downfall, fall; turnabout, turnaround; recession, regression, retrogression, reversion; relapse; breakdown, collapse, crash, meltdown, ruin, undoing
Near Antonyms status quo
2 something that is as different as possible from something else <how could you think I don't like pizza, when it's just the reverse: I love pizza> -- see OPPOSITE