distorqueo

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dis- +‎ torqueō (twist).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active distorqueō, present infinitive distorquēre, perfect active distorsī, supine distortum

  1. I turn different ways, twist, distort.
  2. I torment, torture.

Inflection[edit]

  • The fourth principal part also appears as distorsum.

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References[edit]

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