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contort
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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • The iron was contorting, twisting itself out of the abstract furls and coils into a frightening face, which spoke in a clanging, echoing voice.
  • His face was contorted, smeared with dust and smoke, and he was shaking with rage and grief.
  • You went sneaking down that tunnel by the Whomping Willow, and James Potter saved you from whatever’s down there — " Snape’s whole face contorted and he spluttered, "Saved?
  • Hermione shrieked and dropped Secrets of the Darkest Art; Crookshanks streaked under the bed, hissing indignantly; Ron jumped off the bed, skidded on a discarded Chocolate Frog wrapper, and smacked his head on the opposite wall; and Harry instinctively dived for his wand before realizing that he was looking up at Mrs. Weasley, whose hair was disheveled and whose face was contorted with rage.

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

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