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contort
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition
twist or bend to an unnatural shape — something such as the human body, a facial expression, or the truth
  • But all the field afternoons and recitation Fridays and physical culture contortions paled before a project which Miss Stacy brought forward in November.
    Chapter 24 — Miss Stacy and Her Pupils Get Up a Concert (49% in)

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