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

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

Q 3: The twisting of a body by two equal and opposite torques
torture
tort
torsion
contortionist

Q 4: Any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought
extort
contortionist
tort
torsion

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