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turn

(tŭrn),
To revolve or cause to revolve; specifically, to change the position of the fetus within the uterus to convert a malpresentation into a presentation permitting normal delivery.
[A.S. tyrnan]
Obstetrics Version; the rotation of a foetus for vaginal delivery
Public health The abrupt change in a domesticated animal’s behaviour, from docile to aggressive, resulting in attacks on humans, which may be fatal; turning is most common in pitbull terrriers and rottweilers, which together cause the bulk of dog bite-related fatalities in the US
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She did not turn away because the alleged victim was her friend, she said.
Recently, the North Tyneside 10k closed its entries at 2,000 and the Blaydon Race, with a limit of 4,000, had to turn away around 400 would-be hopefuls.
3 : to turn away from <Do not depart from your chosen path.>
Both sides could have won it in the last 10 minutes, but Paul Connor twice had efforts parried by Abbey and at the other end Jordan Robertson saw Garner turn away his 20 yard shot.
"Now, 14 years on, a quarter of the bank's corporate customers join us precisely because we are prepared to turn away certain sorts of business."
But, praise God, when men and women come to realise the enormity of their sins against Him, turn away from them, and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ to save them, then, and only then, does He and the Cross become precious.
The word "repent" means to "grieve for and turn away from" an action or thought.
A bird of peace flies overhead Its gentle sounds bring harmony and hope to the people below A man with a grin turns away Fools all of them A tiny thing with frail wings is no match for hate Flying above with its message of peace The beautiful bird soars high People watch and suddenly cry It falls with agonising pain as the man with the gun shoots again Hope and peace are once more destroyed People turn away A silent gasp and a triumphal cry as the bird of peace takes to the sky Its wings and chest are held high Hope and peace are a magical thing and men with guns Don't understand a thing Only when the last human dies will darkness and despair cloud the skies.