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

(Latin: bend, turn)

Displacement of a tooth toward the tongue.
malversation (s) (noun), malversations (pl)
Misconduct or bad behavior in public office or corruption in an administration: A malversation may include any of a number of misdeeds, whether criminal or merely unethical: such as, bribery, mishandling of funds, embezzlement, extortion, etc.

The possibilities of malversations can take place in many situations, both privately and publicly.

Fraudulent tricks or misbehavior.
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Evil conduct or corruption and etortion.
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mentotransverse (adjective), more mentotransverse, most mentotransverse
A reference to the unborn child's chin pointing laterally (side ways) in relation to the mother's pelvis: A mentotransverse is a cephalic (head) presentation of the fetus with the jaw bone pointing to either the right or to the left iliac fossa (bones) that are on each side of the mother's womb.
mesioversion, mesioplacement, mesial displacement
1. A position of a tooth nearer the median line than normal.
2. A more than normally anterior position of a jaw.
Nescit vox missa reverti. (Latin)
Translation: "A word once spoken can never be recalled."

From Horace. Another interpretation: "Think twice before you speak."

obverse (adjective) (not comparable)
1. The side of a coin, medal, flag, etc., that bears the principal design (opposed to reverse).
2. The front or principal surface of anything.
3. A counterpart.
4. Facing or turned toward the observer: "The obverse side of a statue."
obvert (verb), obverts; obverted; obverting
To turn something so in order to show a different surface.
ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) (s) (noun) (no pl)
One of the various techniques for extracting energy from the vertical temperature difference in the oceans: In principle, ocean thermal energy conversion can be used to generate electricity, desalinate water, support deep-water mariculture, and provide refrigeration and air-conditioning.
oral conversation
A pleonasm or a redundant phrase.

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