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con-torqueō torsī, tortus, ēre,

to turn, twist, twirl, swing, whirl, brandish, wield, hurl: globum celeritate: proram ad undas, V.: silvas insano vortice, V.—Of weapons: hastam viribus, O.: spicula lacertis, V.: hastarm In latus, etc., V.: excussae contorto verbere glandes, the sling, O.—Fig., to turn, influence: (auditor) ad remissionem animi est contorquendus. — Of utterance, to hurl forth, throw out: verba.

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