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