To better see all uses of the word
contort
in
Babbitt
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
Babbitt
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • One shoulder was lower than the other; one arm she carried in contorted fashion, as though it were paralyzed; and behind a high collar of cheap lace there was a gouge in the anemic neck which had once been shining and softly plump.

  • 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