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Upside down and inverted - synonyms or related words

upside down

adverb

with the top part at the bottom or lower than the bottom part

back to front

adverb

British

with the back part at the front

inside out

adverb

with the inside part facing out

upturned

adjective

an upturned object has been moved so that its top part is at the bottom

backwards

adjective

with the back part at the front

topsy-turvy

adjective

informal

upside down

face down

with the front or face towards the ground

face up

with the front or face upwards

upturned

adjective

curving, pointing, or facing upwards

face downwards

lying on the side that normally faces up

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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troll factory

a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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