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Flashcards in Unit 9 Vocab Deck (16):
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tortuous

not direct or straightforward

2

retort

to respond critically or sarcastically

3

extort

to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand

4

volv/ volu

to 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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evolve

to unfold; to develop or change gradually

8

flex/flect

to bend

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inflexible

to unchangeable in character or purpose

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deflect

to cause to turn aside or away

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inflection

change in pitch or tone of the voice

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vert/vers

to turn

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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 corrupt

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tort

to twist