Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 11/15/14 Volte-Face

Volte-Face (noun)
volte-face [volt-fahs, vohlt-; French vawltuh-fas]


noun, plural volte-face
1. a turnabout, especially a reversal of opinion or policy.

Origin: 1810-20; < French < Italian voltafaccia, equivalent to volta turn (see volt2) + faccia face

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