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re-torqueō sī, tus, ēre,

to twist back, turn back, throw back: caput in sua terga (anguis), O.: ora ad os Phoebi, O.: oculos ad urbem: tergo bracchia, H.: manibus retortis, H.: pantherae terga, to throw around, V.: retortis Litore violenter undis, thrown back, H.: missilia in hostem, Cu.: retorqueri agmen ad dextram conspexerunt, wheeled back, Cs.—Fig., to change, alter: mentem, V.

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