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Definitionto 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)
There are no more uses of "distort" in Frankenstein.
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