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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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Science, technology, and society: How Earth's curved surface is represented differently in various map projections, which distort the shape and size of land areas.
How children's books distort the Asian American image.
This was linked to the parable of the seeds and the soil and the need to never distort the image of Jesus.
Those who agitate to spare the life of an evil murderer, but tolerate the killing of a dependent person, unconscionably distort morality.
Special programming calculates winding speeds so that the angles at which the tubing is bent during winding don't become so steep that they distort the tubing.
Rather, the effect of joining culture and taxes has been to distort culture's social role, and ultimately to belittle its stature.
This presumption is rebuttable if the taxpayer or the state Tax Commissioner can show that filing a report on a separate basis does not distort the taxpayer's N.
From the professional staff's perspective, management policies intended to improve or protect the hospital's finances may do little more than distort the work environment and make it more difficult to provide health care.
As a Christian, a trained engineer and scientist and a professor at Emory University, I am embarrassed by Superintendent Kathy Cox's attempt to censor and distort the education of Georgia's students," Carter said in a statement.
Furthermore, by considering the elements as one, Hadid was afforded the freedom to cut, puncture, and distort the supporting cones beyond the limits of their individual stability due to their calculable continuity with the adjacent folded floor plates.
American Dream accounts that favor first-time purchasers over other home buyers will only distort the real-estate market further.
Interplay's innovative one- or two-player game combines the fast action and elaborate, multilayer architecture of top-selling arcade- style fighting games with an innovative clay modeling technique used to create animated characters that bulge and distort when hit by the enemy, creating surprising and humorous new looks and shapes, just like high- end slapstick Hollywood cartoons.
We are disappointed that an Internet blog site has chosen to distort a conversation that it conducted with someone who was not fully aware of the contractual status of the Home Solutions agreement and whose comments were distorted for unknown reasons," said Steven Richards, CEO of ARH.
27 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has described the attempts to vilify India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru for his role during the Partition, as a malicious campaign to distort history.
Let's not distort the fact that an overwhelming majority of older drivers are courteous safe drivers.