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distort
used in The Odyssey by Homer (translated by: Butcher & Lang)

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Definition
to alter something in an unnatural or untrue way
  • In these poems we find that facts are strangely exaggerated, and distorted; that purely fanciful additions are made to the true records, that the more striking events of earlier history are crowded into the legend of Charles, that mere fairy tales, current among African as well as European peoples, are transmuted into false history, and that the anonymous characters of fairy tales are converted into historical personages.
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