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1.17 tors/tort: to twist, to wind, or to wrench

Directions: The following questions are related to words derived from the root "tors/tort", which means "to twist, to wind, or to wrench". Match the words with their definitions. After you verify the answers, write the words, their definitions, and example sentences using the words on a sheet of paper.
Q 1: A person who performs gymnastic feats involving contorted postures
tortuous
torsion
contortionist
extort

Q 2: Having many turns; winding or twisting
torture
tort
contortionist
tortuous

Q 3: Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion
torsion
torture
extort
tortuous

Q 4: To obtain from another by coercion or intimidation
tortuous
torsion
extort
torture

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