Flashcards in Unit 9 Deck (16):
Latin, means "to twist"
Tortuous, retort, extort
Adj., not direct or straightforward
Verb, to respond critically or sarcastically
Verb, to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
Latin, means "to roll, to turn"
Voluble, convoluted, evolve
Adj., means "talkative; given too rapid, abundant speech
Adj., means "having too many twists and turns; overly complicated
Verb, to unfold; to develop or change gradually
Latin, means "to bend"
Inflexible, deflect, inflection
Adj., too unchangeable in character or purpose
Syn: rigid, stiff
Verb, to cause to turn aside or away
Noun, change in pitch or tone of the voice
Latin, means "to turn"
Adverse, revert, subvert
Adj., not helpful; harmful
Syn: unfortunate, injurious
Verb, to fall back into an old condition