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1

Tortuous

“adj.
Not direct or straightforward”
Tort/torq
Syn:circuitous
Ant: straightforward

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2

Retort

“v.
To respond critically or sarcastically”
Tort/torq
Syn:reply
Ant:-
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3

Extort

“v.
To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand”
Tort/torq
Syn:coerce
Ant:coax
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4

Voluble

“adj.
Talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech”
Volv/volu
Syn:chatty
Ant:quiet
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5

Convoluted

“adj.
Having too many twists and turns; overly complicated”
Volv/volu
Syn:tangled
Ant:clear

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6

Evolve

“v.
To unfold; to develop or change gradually”
Volv/volu
Syn:progress
Ant:regress

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7

Inflexible

“adj.
Too unchangeable in character or purpose”
Flex/flect
Syn:rigid,stiff
Ant:flexible

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8

Deflect

“v.
To cause to turn aside or away”
Flex/flect
Syn:redirect
Ant:accept

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9

Inflection

“n.
Change in pitch or tone of the voice”
Flex/flect
Syn:-
Ant:-

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10

Adverse

“adj.
Not helpful; harmful”
Vert/Vers
Syn:unfortunate,injurious
ant:conducive

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11

Revert

“v.
To fall back into an old condition”
Vert/Vers
Syn:lapse
Ant:improve

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12

Subvert

“v.
To undermine; to corrupt”
Vert/Vers
Syn:invalidate
Ant:subvert
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