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Synonyms for distort

Synonyms for distort

to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

Synonyms for distort

make false by mutilation or addition

twist and press out of shape

affect as in thought or feeling

alter the shape of (something) by stress


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The WTO also hasn't categorized the new farm programs according to their potential to distort commercial markets.
There are attempts if not to derail the process completely, then to distort the meaning, to send it off onto the path that is too unrealistic and will prove to be a dead end," Lavrov said, RT reported.
Women with fibroids that distort the cavity of their womb are almost three times more likely to suffer miscarriage in the second trimester of pregnancy than those without fibroids, research suggests.
But the theory's implications that the universe is expanding, and that matter and energy distort time and space-just as a bowling ball would distort a trampoline-took a lot more time than most to prove.
Materials that distort the Earth's magnetic field surround us.
Summary: Casablanca - The Higher Council of Ulema called on Saturday to safeguard the youth against all attempts aiming to distort their identity.
Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please - so said Mark Twain.
Summary: Head of SADR Government Omar Taleb denounced Friday in Madrid the Morocco's attempt to distort the very principle of international right of self-determination to "legitimize a fait accompli" in Western Sahara.
If you pick out a few misleading parts of a message and report only those parts, you distort the message, and so garble came to mean "to distort.
Now these organizations are being orchestrated as a group to irresponsibly distort our record of operating responsibly and in accordance with our permits and local, state and federal law.
Goldberg's first book, Bias: A CBS Insider Exposes How the Media Distort the News, came out in 2001 to an enthusiastic reception from conservatives and shrill denunciations from liberals, often replete with personal attacks.
At the same time, these export restraints distort the world market for scrap," they claim.
all maps distort the shape, area, and distance of Earth's surface.
They argued that, under the First Amendment, broadcasters have the right to lie or deliberately distort news reports on the public airwaves.
at molten metal temperatures under the applied resulting force, the fixed-supported cylindrical core could distort upward.