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contort
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The Fountainhead
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  • The twilight flowed in through the garments of stiff saints, their arms contorted at the elbows.
  • When he looked up, he was in a brightly lighted street, on a trim sidewalk, looking at a wax figure exquisitely contorted on a satin chaise longue in a shop window; the figure wore a salmon-colored negligee, lucite sandals and a string of pearls suspended from one raised finger.

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

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