17 terms

Vocabulary Chapter 17

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tort
to twist
contort
twist it strongly
distort
changing the original shape or meaning of something
torture
to cause a lot of pain or extremely uncomfortable
retort
a reply or a counter-argument; it also means 'to turn back'
extort
taking something from a person by force or convincing the person to give it to you
volv
to turn
volut
to turn
vert
to turn
vers
to turn
revolution
moves in a circular path around something
evolve
slowly turning into something else
involve
to include
convert
changing the form or purpose of something
reverse
to turn something backward or to make it move backward
introvert
a person who is shy and has difficulty making friends or talking to other people
intro
inward