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contort
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
twist or bend to an unnatural shape — something such as the human body, a facial expression, or the truth
  • Mayella's face contorted, and I was afraid that she would cry again.
    p. 242.4
contorted = twisted into an unnatural shape
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