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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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They are trying to defame Padmavati by distorting historical facts.
Farm programs can violate WTO agreements by distorting the domestic market that then affects international trade, and by exceeding a country's agreed trade-distorting (amber box) spending caps.
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.
It was removing submucosal fibroids (those that grow into the middle of the womb, distorting the cavity) that appeared to improve the birth rate.
Such items (mounting brackets, batteries, screws, nearby electronic components, etc) can distort the field either by adding a magnetic field vector to Earth's field (hard iron distortion) and/or by distorting the local field (soft iron distortion).
The gravity of the Moroccan position is not only in the rejection of self-determination referendum, but in its attempt to distort the very principle of the international right of self-determination, by distorting it unilaterally so to force legitimise a colonial fait accompli," the Sahrawi official stressed at the closing ceremony of the 3rd conference of Madrid Universities on Western Sahara.
TOO much emphasis on tests and performance tables is distorting children's education, according to a Warwick University academic.
Both researchers, however, accused Dobson of distorting their data.
It claims the IMO co-ordinated the behaviour of its GP members and had the effect of preventing, restricting or distorting competition in the market for medical information and in the life insurance sector.
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.
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