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Extort

Verb, to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
Root: TORT/TORQ
Syn: coerce
Ant: coax

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Convoluted

Adj., having too many twists and turns; overly complicated
Root: VOLV/VOLU
Syn: chatty
Ant: quiet

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Inflection

Noun, change in pitch or tone of the voice
Root: VOLV/VOLU

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Revert

Verb, to fall back into an old condition
Root: VERT/VERS
Syn: lapse
Ant: improve

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Incriminate

Verb, to reveal guilt or male someone appear guilty
Root: CRIMIN
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit

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Culprit

Noun, one responsible for a crime
Root: CULP
Syn: perpetrator

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Exonerate

Verb, to prove not guilty
Root: ONUS/ONER
Syn: acquit
Ant: condemn, convict

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Fidelity

Noun, faithfulness; loyalty
Root: FID
Ant: treachery

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Incredulous

Adj., unable to believe something; amazed
Root: CRED
Syn: skeptical
Ant: trusting

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Ultimatum

Noun, a demand or threat that is final
Root: ULTIMA

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Novice

Noun, am inexperienced person; amateur
Root: NOV
Syn: beginner
Ant: expert

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Primal

Adj., original; dating from the beginning of existence
Root: PRIM
Syn: primitive
Ant: modern

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Erroneous

Adj., wrong or inaccurate
Root: ERR
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

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Degrade

Verb, to lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: GRAD/GRESS
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

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Circumvent

Verb, to avoid by going around; bypass
Root: VEN/VENT
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront