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contort
used in Wuthering Heights

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Definition twist or bend to an unnatural shape — something such as the human body, a facial expression, or the truth
  • 'Seventy times seven times didst thou gapingly contort thy visage — seventy times seven did I take counsel with my soul — Lo, this is human weakness: this also may be absolved!
    Chapter 3 (40% in)

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