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in-torqueō torsī, tortus, ēre,

to twist, wind about, fold, wrench, distort: paludamento circa bracchium intorto, L.: mentum in dicendo: oculos, V.: intorti capillis angues, entwined, H.: intorti funes, twisted, O.—Fig.: verbo ac litterā ius omne intorqueri.—To hurl, launch, cast, aim: telum in hostem, V.: tergo hastam, at the back, V. —Fig.: alternis versibus intorquentur inter fratres contumeliae.

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