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an·ti·pode

(an'ti-pōd),
That which is diametrically opposite.
[G. antipous, with the feet opposite]

an·ti·pode

(an'ti-pōd)
That which is diametrically opposite.
[G. antipous, with the feet opposite]
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Alicia was to lodge with a distant relative of her mother's in a suburb of London; was to concert measures with this relative on the best method of turning her jewels into money; and was to follow her convict husband to the Antipodes, under a feigned name, in six months' time.
Now if this were the case with the earth-- if, for example, Europe never saw the moon, and she was only visible at the antipodes, imagine to yourself the astonishment of a European on arriving in Australia."
Since he was not in the grave, I could bear, I thought, to learn that he was at the Antipodes.
"Rhee Seundja: Road to the Antipode," an exhibition at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, rediscovers the pioneer of Korean abstract art.
"He is antipode to current officials, his biography, traits, even appearance make him look different from classical public servant in Kyrgyzstan.
His interpretations are the antipode of Rostropovich's grand, weighty and sometimes portentously slow recordings.
The antipode problem (Aguiar and Mahajan, 2013, Section 5.4) asks for explicit knowledge of the antipode.
TONGUE STRAPS: Leopardstown.- 2.25 Essex; 3.25 Antipode, Prince Picasso; 3.55 Mattock Ranger, CHEEK PIECES: Leopardstown.- 3.25 Define; 3.55 Dan George, Hairy Molly, Island Life; 4.55 Talk About Miltown.
Or, put differently, the artist's sun-dazzled studio away from the grit of the world, and its antipode, the "hardscrabble surface of raw ambition" that fuels the work of Matisse--a poor boy from the work-weary north of France who claimed he worked "like a drunken brute trying to kick the door down." Simply, Hampl is an artist in search of inspiration, even as she makes light of her quest: "The big bearded Primary Cause and his timepiece may have stopped ticking for us, Jesus may have become 'historical,' but the Holy Ghost is still aloft."
The term antipode derives from the Greek for having one foot facing the wrong direction.
Whatuthink, winner of the big 2m novice hurdle at this meeting a year ago, Beau Michael, fourth behind Punjabi in the Fighting Fifth at Wetherby last time and trying 3m for the first time, Convincing and Antipode complete the line-up.
Bruno swam one-handed for four-and-a-half miles to a cliff face which he was climbing when he was spotted by rival yacht, Antipode.