contort definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To twist, wrench, or fold severely away from form: pain that contorted their particular faces.
    • To twist, or angle collectively; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To become twisted into a strained shape or appearance. See Synonyms at distort.
  • verb:
    • To twist in a violent fashion; since, functions contorted with fury.
    • To twist into or as though into a strained form or phrase.
    • twist and hit off form
  • others:
    • To twist, draw, flex, or wrench from form; make crooked or deformed.
    • Twisted; contorted.

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