- From Latin tortilis, from the participle stem of torqueō ("twist, turn"). (Wiktionary)
“Her uncorseted figure, with only a thin silken gown upon it, wreathed harmoniously in tortile oscillations, her long, black hair flying about her flushed face, and her soul afire with her thoughts and simulations.”
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