To twist or twist together to show awry to flex to distort to wrest
- perspective and hit off form
- To twist, or angle collectively; to make awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.
very early 15c., from Latin contortus, past participle of contorquere "to whirl, perspective together," from com- "together" or intensive (see com-) + torquere "to twist" (see torque (n.)). Relevant: Contorted; contorting.
He watched Rhyn's body contort beneath the spells of Rhyn's brother, Sasha.