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There he is contorting his face and cackling maniacally, starting to feel the “side effects” of quarantine.
I will not feel my heart contort in a way that will end up buying some doctor a Lexus.
Conversely, not-for-profits must resist contorting their operations at the expense of their beneficiaries in order to receive gifts.
Andy walked around in the middle of the corral, quite aimlessly, and watched the roan contort.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
The acrobats contort themselves into the shapes of letters upon the screen before the children's eyes.
PRACTICAL CINEMATOGRAPHY AND ITS APPLICATIONSFREDERICK ARTHUR AMBROSE TALBOT
Field could contort his face into a thunder-cloud which could send children almost into convulsions of fear.
When the boat hit a few waves, the lumpy canvas would contort and wriggle all over in anguish, uncouth muffled sounds arising.
Childish bodies, glowing pure, Are made a sacrifice unto your lust, That you may see their tender limbs contort.
SUCH IS LIFEFRANK WEDEKIND
The rabbit, which had been hanging placidly suspended, was now seized with spasms and began to twitch and contort violently.
BOY WOODBURNALFRED OLLIVANT
That it is possible so to contort the face as to render it unrecognizable is seen in some cases of angina pectoris, of course.

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