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Synonyms for contort

Synonyms for contort

to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

Synonyms for contort

twist and press out of shape

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RAGING flames engulf his body, searing pain contorts his face.
The effect of the pain contorts other parts of my body and causes them to stiffen, worsening the whole situation.
It was a response to Joanna Manning's column of January 28, "How the Vatican contorts itself in banning women as priests.
The ruptured strata of our disparate history, Contorts and fragments relentlessly Under heated opinions and violent outbursts, Inexorably building layer upon layer, Forcing deep fissures in the fragile crust Of a bewildered community.
As audio disks play on the Jaguar CD, The Virtual Light Machine morphs, contorts and pulsates psychedelic light with the beat of the music.
Richard Vasquez, aka Steelo, contorts his body to the beat as his fellow dancers watch in ``Groovaloo'' at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank.
A self-proclaimed appropriationist, Grotjahn absorbs and then contorts discrete breeds of modern representation culled from sources high and low--ultimately performing a roguish redistribution rather than a "deconstruction.