Chapter 2 Vocabulary with Classical Roots

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  1. to upset to overthrow to ruin
    subvert
  2. excessively willing to yield submissive
    subservient
  3. to twist of bend out of shape
    contort
  4. to change something to make it false
    distort
  5. to twist something out of its natural shape
    distort
  6. to reply quickly and sharply often as a reply to an accusation
    retort
  7. a quick and witty sometimes bitty reply
    retort
  8. having many twists and turns
    tortuous
  9. deceitfully roundabout tricky
    tortuous
  10. hardship misfortune
    adversity
  11. to turn away
    avert
  12. to prevent
    avert
  13. a person whose thoughts and interests are directed inward.
    intorvert
  14. stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required
    perverse
  15. ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter
    prose
  16. referring to speech or writing other than verse
    prose

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Chapter 2 Vocabulary with Classical Roots
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