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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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What cannot happen is for the distorters and kooks to keep the nation from achieving a goal so long sought by the Catholic church.
It is sad to say that the greatest distorters of Jewish power have been the enemies of Israel and the Jewish people.
Key words that are mind blockers or reality distorters are "liberty," "fascism," and "democracy.
In fact, she persuasively argues that the Jacksonians, who are traditionally credited with launching modern American democracy, were in fact distorters of and threats to the real, and universally inclusive, principles of democracy embodied in the American creed
Majerus also explores the implications of the existence of sex ratio distorters and the potential uses of these systems by humans.
Achebe is unflinching in his judgements, taking on old and new distorters of his African reality alike.
Second, running through much of Albertz' study is a sociological dichotomy drawn between an early egalitarian Yahwistic group opposed to domination and later distorters of this sort of Yahwism, such as the monarchy.
Love, pride, and shame are common distorters of moral judgment; and in a criminal defense practice one often notices parents who simply cannot comprehend how badly their children have behaved, even when they know what their children have done.
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has claimed that ancient Americans used to turn buildings into giant sound amplifiers and distorters to enthrall or disorient audiences.
Even though there were a number of commentators with strenuous objections to the Iraqi debacle, the mainstream media distorters won the battle that cost humanity 1,421,933 Iraqi lives.
Instead they produced treatises about the "common roots" between Judaism and the alleged distorters of Jesus's Jewish teachings -- the entire Christian world.
And the strangest of the sex-ratio distorters is a "paternal sex ratio" factor that causes the wasp to produce only sons, the researchers say.
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