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subvert
to upset, to overthrow, to ruin


root: sub
subservient
excessively willing to yield; submissive


root: sub
contort
to twist or bend out of shape


root: torqueo
distort
to change something to make it false


root: torqueo
retort
to reply quickly and sharply, often as if in reply to an accusation


root: torqueo
tortuous
having many twists and turns

root: torqueo
adversity
hardship, misfortune


root: verso
avert
to turn away



root: verso
introvert
a person whose thoughts and interests are directed inward


root: verso
prose
ordinary speech or writing without rhyme or meter


root: verso
perverse
stubbornly doing something other than what is reasonable or required


root: verso