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1

ebullient

overflowing with enthusiasm-- literally: "bubbling out"

ebullience (noun)
ebulliently (adj.)

2

efface

to wipe out, eliminate-- literally: "to remove the face of"

3

eradicate

to destroy or do away with-- literally: "to tear out by the roots"

4

expatraite

one who has left one's native country to live in a different country

5

TORT

twist

6

EX- ES- E-

out

7

extort

to obtain by violence or threat-- literally: "to twist something out"

8

retort

a sharp, cutting reply-- literally: "twisting back on the giver"

9

distort

to twist from the true meaning, as to distort facts

10

contortionist

an acrobat who can twist the body and limbs into extraordinary positions

11

-er, -or, -ist

noun suffixes-- definition: one who