contort

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To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression
To twist in a violent manner; as, features contorted with fury
to twist into a misshapen form
{a} twisted, spiral
{v} to twist, turn, writhe, wrest, torture
To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest
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 )
{f} twist out of shape, bend; distort
twist and press out of shape
contortion
A form of acrobatic display which involves the dramatic bending and flexing of the human body
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strained or wrenched out of normal shape; "old trees with contorted branches"; "scorched and distorted fragments of steel"; "trapped under twisted steel girders"
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Twisted, or twisted together
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twisted
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Twisted back upon itself, as some parts of plants
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Arranged so as to overlap each other; as, petals in contorted or convolute æstivation
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past of contort
contorted
{s} distorted, deformed, twisted out of its normal shape or appearance, twisted; convoluted
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twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott
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present participle of contort
contortion
yourself
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A twisting; a writhing; wry motion; a twist; as, the contortion of the muscles of the face
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Contortions are movements of your body or face into unusual shapes or positions. I had to admire the contortions of the gymnasts
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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 contorting, twisting or deforming something, especially oneself
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{i} twisting, bending; distorting
contortion
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e g , yourself)
contortion
the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something e
contortions
plural of contortion
contorts
third-person singular of contort
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