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  Definition of distort
  1. alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
  2. make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
  3. affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
  4. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
  5. twist and press out of shape
Similar Words: deform, strain, falsify, garble, warp, tinge, color, colour, twist, twine, contort, wring

 

Hyponyms: jaundice, mangle, mutilate, murder, wring, wrench, contort, deform, entangle, tangle, mat, snarl, intertwine, twine, entwine, enlace, interlace, lace, spin, weave, interweave, morph

 

Grouped Verbs: wring, wrench

 

Derivational Morphology: strain, deformation, deflection, warp, warping, distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting, falsification, misrepresentaation, falsity, falseness, falsehood, untruth, false statement, falsifier, distorted shape, kink, twist, twirl, contortion, tortuosity, tortuousness, torsion, crookedness

 

Anagrams: stridor

 

 
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