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contort
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David Copperfield
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  • ’My Agnes!’ he exclaimed, with a sickly, angular contortion of himself.
  • For anything that I can perceive to the contrary, it is still probable that my children may be reduced to seek a livelihood by personal contortion, while Mrs. Micawber abets their unnatural feats by playing the barrel-organ.’

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

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