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contortionist (s) (noun), contortionists (pl)
1. An acrobat who is able to twist into unusual positions.

A circus acrobat who is wrapped up in himself or herself.

—Evan Esar
2. Anyone who bends his, or her, own body into unusual shapes; especially, for purposes of entertainment.

"A man or woman who leads a double life."

—Evan Esar
3. Someone who twists, or distorts, something; such as, a statement made by another person.
This entry is located in the following units: -ist (page 13) -tion (page 6) tors-, tort-, -tort, tortu-, torqu- (page 1)