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contort (verb), contorts; contorted; contorting
1. To become so twisted as to take on an unnatural or grotesque shape, or to twist something; especially, a part of the body in this way: "The horror experienced by James and Jane at the movie was so great that it contorted their faces."
2. To twist, wrench, or bend severely out of shape: "Twisting her ankles showed the severe pain which contorted Brenda's face."
3. To change something so greatly that it becomes unrecognizable: "Mary's friend always seemed to contort the truth whenever she was explaining something."
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