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  • 41Tortoise-shell butterfly — Tortoise Tor toise, n. [OE. tortuce, fr. OF. tortis crooked, fr. L. tortus twisted, crooked, contorted, p. p. of torquere, tortum, to wind; cf. F. tortue tortoise, LL. tortuca, tartuca, Pr. tortesa crookedness, tortis crooked. so called in… …

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  • 42Tortoise-shell turtle — Tortoise Tor toise, n. [OE. tortuce, fr. OF. tortis crooked, fr. L. tortus twisted, crooked, contorted, p. p. of torquere, tortum, to wind; cf. F. tortue tortoise, LL. tortuca, tartuca, Pr. tortesa crookedness, tortis crooked. so called in… …

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  • 43Total depravity — Depravity De*prav i*ty, n. [From {Deprave}: cf. L. pravitas crookedness, perverseness.] The state of being depraved or corrupted; a vitiated state of moral character; general badness of character; wickedness of mind or heart; absence of religious …

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  • 44Wrench — (r[e^]nch), n. [OE. wrench deceit, AS. wrenc deceit, a twisting; akin to G. rank intrigue, crookedness, renken to bend, twist, and E. wring. [root]144. See {Wring}, and cf. {Ranch}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Trick; deceit; fraud; stratagem. [Obs.] …

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  • 45Wrench hammer — Wrench Wrench (r[e^]nch), n. [OE. wrench deceit, AS. wrenc deceit, a twisting; akin to G. rank intrigue, crookedness, renken to bend, twist, and E. wring. [root]144. See {Wring}, and cf. {Ranch}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. Trick; deceit; fraud;… …

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  • 46Zigzaggery — ig zag ger*y, n. The quality or state of being zigzag; crookedness. [R.] [1913 Webster] The . . . zigzaggery of my father s approaches. Sterne. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 47crooked — adjective Date: 13th century 1. not straight < a crooked road > < your tie is crooked > 2. dishonest < a crooked election > < crooked politicians > • crookedly adverb • …

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  • 48scoliosis — noun (plural scolioses) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek skoliōsis crookedness of a bodily part, from skolios Date: circa 1706 a lateral curvature of the spine • scoliotic adjective …

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  • 59Walkaloosa — The Walkaloosa horse is a horse that performs an intermediate smooth gait besides the trot. Simply stated, they are a gaited horse with appaloosa patterning. The gaited horse with appaloosa patterning has been documented in history for hundreds,&#8230; …

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