unturned


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unturned

(ʌnˈtɜːnd)
adj
not turned: unturned pages.
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Adj.1.unturned - not turnedunturned - not turned; "left no stone unturned"
turned - moved around an axis or center
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Being very anxious to leave no stone unturned, I waited until Mr.
There was no danger that his dead wife would be recognized: those were not days of active inquiry and wide report; and as for the registry of their marriage, that was a long way off, buried in unturned pages, away from every one's interest but his own.
Jansenius was very anxious that no stone should be left unturned.
We mean to leave no stone unturned to carry out our intent.
I believe that not a stone in Paris will remain unturned," put in the marechal.
Irwine 'ull leave no stone unturned with the judge--you may rely upon that, Adam.
The Inspector here has done all that could possibly be suggested, but I wish to leave no stone unturned in trying to avenge poor Straker and in recovering my horse.
I beg you to leave no stone unturned to bring him safely back.
There lay the nearest water, and there might be expected some day a rescuing party from her father's empire; for Carthoris knew Thuvan Dihn well enough to know that he would leave no stone unturned until he had tracked down the truth as to his daughter's abduction, and learned all that there might be to learn of her whereabouts.
It's a mighty rough country," remarked Smuts, "but we can't leave a stone unturned until we have exhausted every resource to find that boy.
While he lived and she lived he must still leave no stone unturned to effect her escape and safe return to the land of her people.
Von Horn had been particularly anxious, for the furtherance of certain plans he had in mind, to effect a reconciliation with Number Thirteen, to reach a basis of friendship with the young man, and had left no stone unturned to accomplish this result.