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contort
used in Main Street

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Definition
twist or bend to an unnatural shape — something such as the human body, a facial expression, or the truth
  • Only an insane contortion of spelling could portray his lyric whine, his mangled consonants.
    Chapter 33 (76% in)
  • Her rather cheap sport ended abruptly as Vida cried, with contorted face, "What do you know about the thoughts in hearts?
    Chapter 31 (53% in)

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