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Synonyms for contort
kənˈtɔrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contort, deform, distort, wring(verb)

    twist and press out of shape

    Synonyms:
    turn, warp, extort, strain, wring, bend, rack, wrench, color, twist, colour, falsify, squeeze, distort, garble, deform, twine, tinge, flex, change shape, change form, gouge

Wiktionary

  1. contort(verb)

    Synonyms:
    detort, twist, deform

  2. contort(verb)

    To twist in a violent manner; as, features contorted with fury.

    Synonyms:
    deform, twist, detort

  3. contort(verb)

    To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression.

    Synonyms:
    detort, deform, twist

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. contort(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    twist, writhe, distort

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How to use contort in a sentence?

  1. Rudy Giuliani:

    Look, you can try to contort anything into anything, but if they have any degree of objectivity or fairness, it would be kind of ridiculous to say I was doing it on Lutsenko's behalf when I was representing the President of the United States.

  2. Jeff Davidson:

    Because major web sites invite anonymous visitor commentary and virtually never monitor it, they contort all of society: Pandora's global box has been opened and everyone has an opinion, no matter how under-informed they might be.


Translations for contort

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  • تتلوى من الألمArabic
  • изкривявамBulgarian
  • contorsionarSpanish
  • tordreFrench
  • изгибать, скручивать, искажать, деформировать, искривлятьRussian
  • förvridaSwedish

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