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contort
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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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 twilight flowed in through the garments of stiff saints, their arms contorted at the elbows.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (42% in)
  • When he looked up, he was in a brightly lighted street, on a trim sidewalk, looking at a wax figure exquisitely contorted on a satin chaise longue in a shop window; the figure wore a salmon-colored negligee, lucite sandals and a string of pearls suspended from one raised finger.
    4.16 — Part 4 Chapter 16 (80% in)

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