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Grade 8 English
1.24 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
extort
torsion
contortionist

Q 2: The twisting of a body by two equal and opposite torques
torsion
contortionist
tort
torture

Q 3: Any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
contortionist
tort
extort
torsion

Q 4: Infliction of severe physical pain as a means of punishment or coercion
extort
tortuous
torsion
torture

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