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This week's theme: Words related to words, writing, and language
verso (VUR-so) noun
1. A left-hand page.
2. The back of a page.
[Short for Latin verso folio, from verso (turned) and folio (leaf). From versus (turning), from vertere (to turn). Ultimately from the Indo-European root wer- (to turn or bend), also the source of wring, weird, writhe, worth, revert, and universe.]
The counterpart of this word is recto, the right-hand page.
Today's word in Visual Thesaurus.
"Nagyszalanczy's commonsense approach is evident from the verso
of the title page to the captions of the hundreds of photos and
Power does not corrupt. Fear corrupts... perhaps the fear of a loss of power. -John Steinbeck, novelist, Nobel laureate (1902-1968)
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