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lesson 2: motion

vocab. card

sub under
subvert to upset;to overthrow;to ruin
subservient excessively willing to yeild; submissive
torqueo, torquere,torsi,tortum to twist, to bend, to turn around
contort to twist or bend out of shape
distort 1. to change something to make it false 2. to twist (something)out of its natural shape
retort to reply quickly and sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation a quick, witty, sometimes biting reply
tortuous 1. having many twist and turns 2.deceitfully roundabout; tricky
verso,versare,versavi,versatum to turn, to turn around
avert turn away(ones eyes) prevent
introvert a persons whose thougts and intrests are directed inward
perverse stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required
prose ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter
adversity hardship;misfortune
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