vers-, vert-, -verse, -version, -version, -versation, -versal, -versary, -vert, vort-, vors-

(Latin: bend, turn)

Adversus solem ne loquitor.
"Don't speak against the sun."

Also translated as, "Don't waste your time arguing the obvious."

When confronted by an important, irrefutable fact, there is no point in arguing about it any further.

advert
To turn attention to or to make reference to something.
advertence
advertency
advertent
advertently
adverter
advertise
1. To publicize the qualities of a product, service, business, or event in order to encourage people to buy or to use it.
2. To publicize something; such as, a job opening or an item for sale.
advertisement
advertiser
advertising
Announcing or praising a product, a service, etc. in some public medium of communication in order to get people to buy or to use it.
advertive
ambiversion (am" bi VUHR zhuhn) (s) (noun), ambiversions (pl)
A personality pattern that has characteristics of both introversion and extroversion: Esther was really liked among her fellow students because of her ambiversion or her balanced personality and temperament.
animadversion (an" uh mad VUHR zhuhn, an" uh mad VUHR shuhn) (s) (noun), animadversions (pl)
1. Strong criticism; censure, and disapproval: The Board of Directors expressed strong animadversion about the illegal actions of one of its members.
2. A critical comment, or comments; especially, those rebuking or shaming someone: The vegetarian expressed her animadversion about people whose diet is carnivorous because she believes they don't consider what is happening to animals that are being sacrificed to satisfy the desires of humans.
A hostile or strong criticism.
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A remark of censure.
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animadversive (an" uh mad VUHRS uhv, an" uh mad VUHR siv) (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Pertaining to a critical or a censorious comment: James was known for his disapproving or animadversive remarks about people from foreign countries and so he didn’t have very many friends!
2. Descriptive of critical behavior towards others: Nobody liked Mrs. Black, the French teacher, because she was so animadversive about the mistakes that students made in their pronunciations and rarely ever complimented them about their work.

Inter-related cross references involving word units meaning "bend, curve, turn": diversi-; diverticul-; flect-, flex-; gyro-; meand-; -plex; streph-; stroph-; tors-; tropo-; verg-; volv-.