What does contort mean?

contort meaning in General Dictionary

To twist or twist together to show awry to flex to distort to wrest

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  • perspective and hit off form
  • To twist, or angle collectively; to make awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.

contort meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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.


Sentence Examples with the word contort

He watched Rhyn's body contort beneath the spells of Rhyn's brother, Sasha.

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