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distort
used in Frankenstein

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Definition to alter something in an unnatural or untrue way
  • She was there, lifeless and inanimate, thrown across the bed, her head hanging down and her pale and distorted features half covered by her hair.
    Chapter 23 (19% in)
  • Suddenly the broad disk of the moon arose and shone full upon his ghastly and distorted shape as he fled with more than mortal speed.
    Chapter 24 (8% in)
  • I strained my sight to discover what it could be and uttered a wild cry of ecstasy when I distinguished a sledge and the distorted proportions of a well-known form within.
    Chapter 24 (28% in)
  • Over him hung a form which I cannot find words to describe—gigantic in stature, yet uncouth and distorted in its proportions.
    Chapter 24 (77% in)

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