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

Q 2: To obtain from another by coercion or intimidation
torsion
extort
tortuous
torture

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

Q 4: A person who performs gymnastic feats involving contorted postures
extort
tortuous
torsion
contortionist

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