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16 terms

Unit 9 Vocab

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Flex/Flect
"To Bend"
Inflexible
Too unchangeable in character or purpose
Deflect
to cause to turn aside
Inflection
change in pitch or tone of the voice
Vert/Vers
"to turn"
Adverse
not helpful; harmful
Revert
To fall back into an old condition
Subvert
to undermine or corrupt
Tort/Torq
"to twist"
Tortuous
not direct or straightforward
Retort
to respond critically or sarcastically
Extort
to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
Volv/Volu
"to roll, to turn"
Voluble
talkative; given to rapid, abundant speech
Convoluted
having too many twists and turns; overly complicated
Evolve
v. To unfold; to develop or change gradually