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contort
used in Insurgent

5 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
  • My dignified weeping gives way to full-on ugliness, my mouth open and my face contorted and sounds like a dying animal coming from my throat.
    Chapter 5 (91% in)
  • Johanna's face contorts, and I mimic her, to see what it feels like to have my face that way.
    Chapter 6 (93% in)
  • He screams, his face contorting, and drives the heel of the gun into my jaw.
    Chapter 15 (75% in)
  • Christina looks away, and at first I think she is bashful, but then I see her face contort like he slapped her instead of complimented her.
    Chapter 42 (13% in)
  • Her face contorts.
    Chapter 43 (89% in)

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