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distort
used in 1984 by Orwell

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Definition
to alter something in an unnatural or untrue way
  • He was a man of perhaps sixty, frail and bowed, with a long, benevolent nose, and mild eyes distorted by thick spectacles.
    p. 94.1
  • The Party was trying to kill the sex instinct, or, if it could not be killed, then to distort it and dirty it.
    p. 66.2

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