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The game is constantly at odds with itself as it transitions from first-person to third-person, because the character you control behind the camera is a pretzel-version of a human body, contorted to fit to player movements.
You would think that this would really contort the DNA in an awful shape, but it actually flows very naturally.
Archaea microbes might instead simply be contorting their DNA to turn genes on and off –– allowing proteins to “read” the genes when the Slinkies open, and cutting off access when they close.
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.

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