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Obverse

In numismatics, the front of a coin; that is to say, the "heads" side. The obverse usually features a face of the head of state or some real or mythological national figure. The back of a coin is called the reverse.
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Obversely, the percentage of examinations that were composed only of objective questions for each of the categories of admissions selectivity was as follows: 10.5 percent for most competitive, 3.3 percent for highly competitive, 21.9 percent for very competitive, and 13.9 percent for competitive.
Kids loved rock partly because their parents didn't, and obversely. In a massmediated nation, it's no longer North vs.
Obversely, works of visual art are always to some degree open to conflicting interpretations, so some verbal gloss seems always in order-especially when, as in the world of site-specific art, there is as yet little by way of a common visual language.
Obversely, it is also an indictment of the wilful ignorance of the masses who, despite being privy to the shameful conduct of these masqueraders, continue to flock to them, and worse, decry the opprobrium heaped on them.
Or it can be read, obversely, as a seduction by deconstniction itself.
Obversely, the further east into Ipili speaking territory the cult went, the more focused on the new white wealth the cult became.
Obversely, where there is no binding commitment, there should be no plan for purposes of section 355(e).
Obversely, if a person responded to market rates, all arguments about the purpose of punishment run through: deterrence of this person and similarly situated ones is plausible, the person has demonstrated the willingness to behave in an antisocial fashion in this world, and he has demonstrated that his utility function is in need of correction (rehabilitation).
Obversely, when Herzog asks if "By yourself you can't determine which reality is real?" his question, as phrased, assumes the unreality of at least a portion of the real.
All of these results hold obversely for a decrease in income.
daily not only helps us feel up-close and personal at like the Pan Am Games or Operation Desert Shield but, obversely, trains us to see real-life personal up-close stuff the same way we relate to the distant and exotic, as if separated from us by physics and glass, extant only as performance, awaiting our cool review.
Obversely, when schools seek to not balance their commercial interests with pedagogical altruism, and continue to operate on a peak-profit principle, it can diminish the very basis and purpose of education.