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Greek & Latin Roots Vocabulary - Unit 16 (Twists ...

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    Get to the Root of it! Book 2 - Roots: rot, tort, vers/vert
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  • wheel
    rot
  •  15
  • twist
    tort
  •  20
  • turn
    vers/vert
  •  10
  • (adj) fat and round
    rotund
  •  15
  • (adj) turning around a central point like a wheel
    rotary
  •  5
  • (v) to get something, such as money, from a person by the use of force or threats
    extort
  •  20
  • (v) to change the natural, normal, or original shape, appearance, or sound of something in a way that is usually not attractive or pleasing
    distort
  •  25
  • (v) to change something so that it is no longer true or accurate
    distort
  •  15
  • (adj) having many twists and turns
    tortuous
  •  25
  • (adj) complicated, long, and confusing
    tortuous
  •  25
  • (n) a quick and often angry reply
    retort
  •  5
  • (n) an enemy or opponent
    adversary
  •  10
  • (adj) relating to or causing much discussion, disagreement, or argument
    controversial
  •  15
  • (adj) likely to produce controversy
    controversial
  •  15
  • (n) a quiet person who does not find it easy to talk to other people
    introvert
  •  20
  • (n) difficult situation or condition
    adversity
  •  25
  • (n) misfortune or tragedy
    adversity
  •  25