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Synonyms for overturned

turned over completely

Synonyms for overturned

having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom

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He saw his father's sledge overturned, with his mother and sisters.
The black slave overturned the pan in the middle of the room, and the fish were turned to cinders.
But were the people to possess the additional advantages of local governments chosen by themselves, who could collect the national will and direct the national force, and of officers appointed out of the militia, by these governments, and attached both to them and to the militia, it may be affirmed with the greatest assurance, that the throne of every tyranny in Europe would be speedily overturned in spite of the legions which surround it.
About a league out of Pouilly the coach was overturned.
The pinnace could not avoid the shock, and half upset, shipped at least two tons of water, which had to be emptied; but, thanks to the coxswain, we caught it sideways, not full front, so we were not quite overturned.
Phileas Fogg, thus kidnapped, without having time to think, left his house, jumped into a cab, promised a hundred pounds to the cabman, and, having run over two dogs and overturned five carriages, reached the Reform Club.
When I had rushed out to Montgomery's assistance, I had overturned the lamp.
I found a groove ripped in it, about midway between the pedestal of the sphinx and the marks of my feet where, on arrival, I had struggled with the overturned machine.
At the first glance it was really no more exciting than an overturned carriage or a tree blown across the road.
A table, which had been covered with an elegant supper, was overturned.
I have augmented our fortune, and it has continued to increase during the last fifteen years, till extraordinary and unexpected catastrophes have suddenly overturned it, -- without any fault of mine, I can honestly declare.
The leg fell into the bath, which rang out and was overturned, so that all the water was spilt on the ground; Euryclea's eyes between her joy and her grief filled with tears, and she could not speak, but she caught Ulysses by the beard and said, "My dear child, I am sure you must be Ulysses himself, only I did not know you till I had actually touched and handled you.
He had been overturned and crushed by their lack of sense in holding the po- sition, when intelligent deliberation would have convinced them that it was impossible.
cried D'Artagnan, giving rein to his famous steed, who, darting forth, overturned several men.
As they struggled to and fro, the table was overturned, and the vase dashed into a thousand fragments.