Obverse

Ob"verse

(b"vrs), n. [Cf. F. obverse, obvers. See Obverse, a.] 1. The face of a coin which has the principal image or inscription upon it; -- the other side being the reverse.
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2. Anything necessarily involved in, or answering to, another; the more apparent or conspicuous of two possible sides, or of two corresponding things.
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The fact that it [a belief] invariably exists being the obverse of the fact that there is no alternative belief.
H. Spencer.
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