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The Fountainhead
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  • He knew that the shape would be changed, torn, distorted.
  • It would have been easy, if she had seen a man distorting his mouth to bite off sound, closing his fists and twisting them in defense against himself.
  • It was a pale, distorted victory; a reluctant compromise that consisted of omitting columns and pediments, allowing a few stretches of wall to remain naked, apologizing for a shape—good through accident—by finishing it off with an edge of simplified Grecian volutes.

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  • These sunglasses distort my vision.
  • She has a distorted view of the world.

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