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Flashcards in Units 9-10 Deck (32):
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Tort/torq

To twist

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Tortuous

Adj not direct or straightforward SYN circuitous ant straightforward

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Retort

V to respond critically or sarcastically SYN reply

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Extort

V wrongly or illegally force someone with a demand SYN coerce ant coax

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Volv/ volu

To roll to turn

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voluble

Adj talkative SYN chatty ant quiet

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Convoluted

Adj havering to many twist and turns SYN tangled ant regress

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Evolve

V To develop of change gradually SYN progress ant regress

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FLEX/FLECT

To bend

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Inflexible

Adj unchangeable in character or purpose SYN rigid stiff ant flexible

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Deflect

V to cause to turn aside or away SYN redirect ant accept

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Inflection

N change in pitch or tone

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VERT/VERS

To turn

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Adverse

Adj not helpful harmful SYN unfortunate ant conducive

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Revert

V to fall back into an old condition SYN lapse ant improve

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Subvert

V To undermine SYN invalidate ant support

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CRIMIN

Crime charge of crime

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Decriminalize

V To do away with legal penalties

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Incriminate

V to revel guilt or to make appear guilty SYN implicate ant acquit

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Recrimination

N an accusation made in reply SYN rebuke

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CULP

To blame

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Culpable

Adj Deserving blame SYN liable ant blameless

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Culprit

N one responsible for a crime SYN perpetrator

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Mea culpa

Statement to show that you are wrong

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ONUS

Burden

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Onus

N burden or obligation SYN duty

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Onerous

Adj unpleasant and burdensome SYN demanding ant easy

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Exonerate

V to prove not guilty SYN acquit ant condemn

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PROBAR PROBATUM

Prove good approve

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Approbation

N praise or approve SYN commendation ant condemnation

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Reprobate

N a dishonest or immoral person SYN delinquent

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Reprove

V to scold or criticize SYN chide ant praise