To better see all uses of the word
contort
in
Middlemarch
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
contort
Used In
Middlemarch
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • For an instant he felt that the struggle, was causing a queer contortion of his mobile features, but with a good effort he resolved it into nothing more offensive than a merry smile.

  • There are no more uses of "contort" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • Her face contorted in fury and frustration.
  • She lay contorted in pain.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading