English Vocab 9

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jsn_man
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English Vocab 9
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2014-01-28 21:54:30
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  1. tortuous
    adj. not direct or straightforward
  2. retort
    v. to respond critically or sarcastically
  3. extort
    v. to wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
  4. voluble
    adj. talkative
  5. convoluted
    adj. overly complicated
  6. evolve
    to unfold; to develop or change gradually
  7. inflexible
    adj. too unchangeable in character or purpose
  8. deflect
    v. to cause to turn aside or away
  9. inflection
    n. change in pitch or tone of the voice
  10. adverse
    adj. harmful
  11. revert
    v. to fall back into an old condition
  12. subvert
    v. to undermine; to corrupt
  13. complacent
    adj. satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved
  14. diligent
    adj. hard-working
  15. obviate
    v. to make unnecessary

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