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Contort   Listen
Contort  v. t.  To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest. "The vertebral arteries are variously contorted." "Kant contorted the term category from the proper meaning of attributed."

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Contort" Quotes from Famous Books

... shut my eyes till nine o'clock. I kept seeing that Spanish woman whirl around and contort, and—do you mind my telling you? —I couldn't just help it, I" (leaning forward to Jack) "got up and tried it before the glass. There! Are ...
— Baddeck and That Sort of Thing • Charles Dudley Warner

Words linked to "Contort" :   morph, contortion, twist, deform

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