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tort/torq

to twist

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tortuous

not direct or forward

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retort

to respond critically or sarcastically

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extort

to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand

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volv/volu

o roll; to turn

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voluble

talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech

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convoluted

having too many twists and turns; overly complicated

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flex/flect

to bend

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infexible

Too unchangeable in character or purpose

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deflect

to cause to turn aside or away

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inflection

changing in pitch or tone of the voice

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adverse

not helpful; harmful

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revert

to fall back into an old condition

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subvert

to undermine; to corupt