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contort
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • "To-morrow—to Moscow!" her face was suddenly contorted; "but—but, dear me, how fortunate!" she cried in a voice suddenly changed.
  • This time his face was not contorted with laughter, but quivering all over with tears.
  • I wanted to take him in my arms and kiss him, but I did not dare—his face was contorted and somber.
  • Her pale, sallow face was suddenly contorted, her eyes burned.
  • A strange grin contorted his lips.
  • But her head still twitched like an automaton and with a face contorted with bitter grief she began, without a word, beating her breast with her fist.

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

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