torqueo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn). Cognates include Ancient Greek τρέπω (trépō), Sanskrit तर्कु (tarku), Hittite 𒋻𒆪𒉿𒀭𒍣 (tarkuwanzi) and Old Church Slavonic тракъ (trakŭ).

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present active torqueō, present infinitive torquēre, perfect active torsī, supine tortum

  1. I twist, wind.
  2. I hurl violently; I spin, whirl.
  3. I twist or bend awry, distort
  4. I torment, torture.

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