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 for inwards
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inward \In"ward\, Inwards \In"wards\, adv. [AS. inweard. The
     ending -s is prop. a genitive ending. See Inward, a.,
     -wards.]
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     1. Toward the inside; toward the center or interior; as, to
        bend a thing inward.
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     2. Into, or toward, the mind or thoughts; inwardly; as, to
        turn the attention inward.
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              So much the rather, thou Celestial Light,
              Shine inward.                         --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Inwards \In"wards\, adv.
     See Inward.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  inwards
      adv 1: to or toward the inside of; "come in"; "smash in the
             door" [syn: in, inwards, inward]
      2: toward the center or interior; "move the needle further
         inwards!" [syn: inward, inwards] [ant: outward,
         outwards]

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