16 torque noun turning or twisting force partition noun division of something into parts loiter verb prowess noun remain in an area without reason, to lag behind exceptional skill and bravery docile adj queue easily taught or controlled; obedient, easy to handle verb to lecture, berate; a long bombastic speech verb/noun to form or to wait in line; a line amenable adj harangue agreeable, responsible to authority, pleasant, willing to give in to the wishes of another No one could apply enough torque to open the jar of pickles. Korea was originally one country before being partitioned into North and South. Students sometimes loiter in the halls between classes. Because of her prowess in battle, she was awarded the silver star. Cameron was a sweet, docile husband. The mayor’s harangue about the city was met with There was a queue of cars a mile long waiting to get in the parking lot. The teacher was always amenable to any reasonable solution to a problem.