Flashcards in Unit 9 Vocab Deck (16):
TORTUOUS, RETORT, EXTORT
Adj. not direct or straight forward.
Syn: circuitous Ant :straightforward
V. To respond critically or sarcastically.
V. To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand.
syn: coerce ant: coax
"To roll, to turn"
VOLUBLE, CONVOLUTED, EVOLVE
Adj. talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech.
Syn: chatty ant: quiet
Adj. having too many twists and turns, overly complicated.
Syn: tangle ant: clear
V. To unfold; to develop or change gradually.
Syn: progress ant: regress
Inflexible, deflect, inflection
Adj. too in changeable in character or purpose.
Syn: rigid, stiff ant: flexible
V. To cause to turn aside or away.
Syn: redirect ant: accept
N. change in pitch or tone of the voice.
Adverse, revert, subvert
Adj. not helpful; harmful.
Syn: unfortunate, injurious ant:conducive
V. To fall back into an old condition.
Syn: lapse any: improve