contorqueo

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Etymology[edit]

From con + torqueō (twist).

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present active contorqueō, present infinitive contorquēre, perfect active contorsī, supine contortum

  1. I turn, twist, swing or whirl (together); contort
  2. (of a weapon) I brandish, wield.
  3. I turn, influence, sway.
  4. (of words or discourse) I hurl or throw out violently, utter vehemently.

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References[edit]

  • contorqueo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879