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distort
used in The Picture of Dorian Gray - 20 chapter version

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Definition
to alter something in an unnatural or untrue way
  • Shrill flaring gas-jets, dulled and distorted in the fly-blown mirrors that faced them, were ranged round the walls.
    Chapter 16 (35% in)
  • The brain had its own food on which it battened, and the imagination, made grotesque by terror, twisted and distorted as a living thing by pain, danced like some foul puppet on a stand, and grinned through moving masks.
    Chapter 14 (40% in)

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