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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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In the same context, Abdullah Nasser Al Junaibi, Acting Executive Director of the Municipal Services said, This campaign comes in the framework of an integrated plan aimed at ridding our cities and streets from all forms of negative practices that contribute to distorting the civilized public appearance, besides instilling the values of collaboration and cooperation between the community and the Municipality in order to achieve the common objectives of nurturing a healthy and civilized environment, in which we take pride.
BEIRUT: Former General Security chief Jamil al-Sayyed filed a lawsuit Tuesday against three Future Movement lawmakers, accusing them of distorting his remarks in a tipoff they filed against him with the judiciary earlier this month.
The problem isn't the concept of measurement but the huge emphasis which is distorting children's experience of education.
When they pointed Hubble at 28 of these lensing candidates, they found arcs and rings close to 19 of them, indicating that they were indeed distorting the images of more-distant galaxies.
The combination of export duties or tariffs on exports amounts to trade distorting practices," says Thomas Danjczek, president of the SMA, which represents North American mini-mills that produce steel mostly from scrap.
In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by Fox News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.
It would be tough to overstate the importance of this contribution of feminist theology, for one of the greatest sins of patriarchy has been forgetting and distorting the stories of women and offering our children a theology where women are wrapped in silence.
The projection is disturbed by sculptural and installed elements; distorting reflections alienate the spatial staging within the image.
This is meant to strengthen the casting without distorting complex features while improving ductility and fatigue life.
There is a wicked chance he may be distorting the past here.
Because of the choices that exist for various entities, there is an increased risk of distorting investment income.
The need for stability was a corollary of America's growing obsession with the Soviet Union and these essays clearly illustrate how the USSR, Israel and the Palestinians were all eventually perceived through the distorting prism of that ruling passion.
Consequently, the professional staffs concern for its professional prerogatives may easily become a sticking point in any conflict between it and management, distorting or even preventing further substantive discussions.
While China's voracious appetite for basic resources has lit up the annual reports of international suppliers, the country's severe and chronic coal shortage is in danger of creating dire socio-political consequences in the country and distorting the structure of international markets in the product.
Washington, July 19 ( ANI ): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has attacked President Barack Obama for trying to distract voters from his record by distorting Mitt Romney's experience.
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