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  1. Twisting and Turning RED HOT ROOT WORDS Mrs. Pope 7th Grade Reading Lesson 37

  2. Red Hot Root Words

  3. adversary • noun • a person who opposes another; an opponent

  4. adversary In the story the adversary was a big, bad wolf.

  5. aversion • noun • a strong desire to avoid something because of feelings of dislike

  6. aversion I have an aversion to snakes and spiders.

  7. contort • verb • to bend out of shape

  8. contort The gymnast was able to contort her body in ways that normal people could not.

  9. conversant • adjective • familiar (with); acquainted (with)

  10. conversant The physics professor was conversant with the new theory, but he was not an expert.

  11. perversion • noun • a turning away from what is right or true; corruption

  12. perversion Her perversion made it hard for her old friends to remain on good terms with her.

  13. rotation • noun • the act of turning on an axis; a regular cycle of changes; a change of places

  14. rotation For each game there was a different lineup and rotation of batters.

  15. torsion • noun • the act of being twisted or the state of being twisted

  16. torsion By putting torsion on the bolt, she was able to dislodge it from the nut.

  17. torturous • adjective • involving torture; inflicting pain

  18. torturous Breaking your ankle is a torturous experience.

  19. versatile • adjective • able to be easily turnd or moved around; changeable; capable in many ways

  20. versatile She was a versatile softball player, able to play several positions.

  21. vertex • noun • the highest point; top

  22. vertex The height of a triangle is measured from the base to the vertex.

  23. The End Images and sounds from microsoft office Pronunciation from dictionary.com