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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself); A tortuous and twisted shape or position.

Usage examples (31)
  • Ibrahim's grimace was personal, the kind of contortion an insult brings.
  • Marjutti had given a lecture on the art of contortion.
  • He has already one contortion -- spasm -- what you call it?
  • Fear made her expression one of sickness, an ugly contortion. for more
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