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1

Tort/torq

To twist
L
Tortuous
Retort
Extort

2

Tortuous

Adj
Not direct or straight forward
Tort/torq
S-circuitous
A-straightforward

3

Retort

V
To respond critically or sarcastically
Tort/torq
S-reply
A-X

4

Extort

V
To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
Tort/torq
S-coerce
A-coax

5

Volv/volu

L
To roll, to turn
VOLUBLE
CONVOLUTED
EVOLVE

6

Voluble

Adj
Talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech
Volu/volv
S-chatty
A-quiet

7

Convoluted

Adj
Having too many twists and turns, overly complicated
Volu/volv
S-tangled
A-clear

8

Evolve

V
To unfold, to develop or change gradually
Volu/volv
S-progress
A-regress

9

Flex/flect

L
To bend
Inflexible
Deflect
Inflection

10

Inflexable

Adj
To in changeable in character, or purpose
Flex/flect
S-ridgid, stiff
A-flexible

11

Deflect

V
To cause to turn aside or away
Flex/flect
S-redirect
A-accept

12

Inflection

N
Change in pitch or tone of voice
Flect/flex
S/A-x

13

Vert/vers

L
To turn
Adverse
Revert
Subvert

14

Adverse

Adj
Not helpful, harmful
Vert/vers
S-unfortunate, injurious
A-conducive

15

Revert

V
To fall back into an old condition
Vert/vers
S-lapse
A-improve

16

Subvert

V
To undermine, to corrupt
Vert/vers
S-invalidate
A-support