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EtymologyEdit

ri- +‎ torcere (to twist), or from Vulgar Latin *retorcere, from Latin retorquēre, present active infinitive of retorqueō.

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ritorcere

  1. (transitive) to twist, retwist (wire, etc.)
  2. (transitive) to retort (an insult, etc.)

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