contortions

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plural of contortion
contortion
A form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body
contort
to twist into a misshapen form
contort
{a} twisted, spiral
contort
{v} to twist, turn, writhe, wrest, torture
contort
To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression
contort
twist and press out of shape
contort
To twist in a violent manner; as, features contorted with fury
contort
{f} twist out of shape, bend; distort
contort
If someone's face or body contorts or is contorted, it moves into an unnatural and unattractive shape or position. His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics The gentlest of her caresses would contort his already tense body Brenner was breathing hard, his face contorted with pain. if you contort something, or if it contorts, it twists out of its normal shape and looks strange or unattractive contort with/in (past participle of contorquere, from com- ( COM-) + torquere )
contort
To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest
contortion
A twisting; a writhing; wry motion; a twist; as, the contortion of the muscles of the face
contortion
Contortions are movements of your body or face into unusual shapes or positions. I had to admire the contortions of the gymnasts
contortion
a tortuous and twisted shape or position; "they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"; "the acrobat performed incredible contortions"
contortion
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something e
contortion
The act of contorting, twisting or deforming something, especially oneself
contortion
{i} twisting, bending; distorting
contortion
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e g , yourself)
contortion
yourself
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    [ k&n-'tort ] (verb.) 15th century. Middle English, from Latin contortus, past participle of contorquEre, from com- + torquEre to twist; more at TORTURE.

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