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torque - twisting force; force producing rotation
ruddy - reddish; (of the face) reddish and healthy-looking
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
convention - social or moral custom; established practice; formal meeting; international agreement
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
minatory - menacing; threatening
capsize - (of a boat) turn over
disinclination - unwillingness
spasmodic - fitful; periodic; of or like a spasm; N. spasm: sudden involuntary muscular contraction; sudden burst of energy or emotion
pragmatic - practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with practical worth or impact of something; Ex. pragmatic test of the skill