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contort
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Jane Eyre
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  • I took hold of his clenched hand, loosened the contorted fingers, and said to him, soothingly — "Sit down; I’ll talk to you as long as you like, and hear all you have to say, whether reasonable or unreasonable."
  • I saw a grim smile contort Mr. Rochester’s lips, and he muttered — "No, by God!

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  • Her face contorted in fury and frustration.
  • She lay contorted in pain.

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