The perfume of flowers is delighted in, and, reversely, disagreeable odours repel.
reversely, the greater the velocity of lead, the greater its effect on the object struck.
reversely, what an awful thing it must be for the conscience if one is not properly called.
The change of fortune should be not from bad to good, but, reversely, from good to bad.
It was forgotten that, reversely, if we have property, we must always have armies and fleets to protect it.
All parts of each of the two trees that rise from the bottom of the field are reversely duplicated in the other.
c.1300, from Old French revers "reverse, cross, opposite" (13c.), from Latin reversus, past participle of revertere "turn back, turn about, come back, return" (see revert). Reverse angle in film-making is from 1934. Reverse discrimination is attested from 1962, American English.
mid-14c., "opposite or contrary" (of something), from reverse (adj.) or from Old French Related: revers "the opposite, reverse." Meaning "a defeat, a change of fortune" is from 1520s; meaning "back side of a coin" is from 1620s. Of gear-shifts in motor cars, from 1875. As a type of sports play (originally rugby) it is recorded from 1921.
early 14c. (transitive), "change, alter;" early 15c. (intransitive), "go backward," from Old French reverser "reverse, turn around; roll, turn up" (12c.), from Late Latin reversare "turn about, turn back," frequentative of Latin revertere (see revert). Related: Reversed; reversing.