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

(Latin: bend, turn)

prose (s) (noun), proses (pl) (usually only in the singular)
1. Usually considered to be ordinary speech or writing, as distinguished from poetic verse.
2. A commonplace expression or quality.
3. Etymology: from Old French prose, from Latin prosa oratio, "direct speech"; from prosa, prosus, "direct, straightforward"; from Old Latin provorsus, "moving straight ahead"; from pro-, "forward" + vorsus, "turned", from vertere, "to turn".
Quod avertat Deus!
Which may God avert

Also translated as, "God forbid!"

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retroversion (ret" roh VUHR zhuhn, ret" roh VUHR shuhn) (s) (noun), retroversions (pl)
1. The act of transcribing a text from its current version into the first language in which it was written: The teacher, Mr. Latinus, assigned his students the task of making retroversions of the paragraphs in the ancient history book into the original Latin text.
2. The reversal or tipping backwards of something; for example, an organ of the body: The trainer at the fitness studio suggested that Ann do some specific exercises in order to achieve a retroversion of the pain she was having in her back because she was working too much on her computer and not moving around enough.

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