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Selkirk 8th Grade Vocabulary #1 18/19

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adversary
a person who opposes another; an opponent
aversion
a strong desire to avoid something because of feelings of dislike
contort
to bend out of shape
conversant
familiar (with); acquainted (with)
perversion
a turning away from what is right or true; corruption
rotation
the act of turning on an axis; a regular cycle of changes; a change of places
torsion
the act of twisting or the state of being twisted
tortuous
involving torture; inflicting pain
versatile
able to be easily turned or moved around
rot
turn, wheel
tort, tors
twist
vers, vert
turn