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contort
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
twist or bend to an unnatural shape — something such as the human body, a facial expression, or the truth
  • The shot told; red with fever, while the large drops fell from his brow, the man executed, one after the other, the three signs given by the count, in spite of the frightful contortions of the right-hand correspondent, who, not understanding the change, began to think the gardener had gone mad.
    Chapters 61-62 (42% in)

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