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You trust that you’re going to be able to show up authentically as yourself and not have to kind of contort yourself in order to partner with that brand.
PLATFORMS ROLL OUT TIPPING FEATURES, VYING FOR USER ENGAGEMENT AND AD DOLLARSKIMEKO MCCOYJUNE 9, 2021DIGIDAY
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.
‘CYBERPUNK 2077,’ THREE MONTHS LATERGENE PARKMARCH 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
ARCHAEA MICROBES FOLD, TWIST AND CONTORT THEIR DNA IN EXTREME WAYSEMILIANO RODRÍGUEZ MEGAMARCH 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
You would think that this would really contort the DNA in an awful shape, but it actually flows very naturally.
ARCHAEA MICROBES FOLD, TWIST AND CONTORT THEIR DNA IN EXTREME WAYSEMILIANO RODRÍGUEZ MEGAMARCH 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
There he is contorting his face and cackling maniacally, starting to feel the “side effects” of quarantine.
ANTHONY HOPKINS IS WELCOMING OLD AGE BY EMBRACING HIS INNER CHILDTIM GREIVINGFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I will not feel my heart contort in a way that will end up buying some doctor a Lexus.
OKAY, SO MAYBE WE DON’T MISS EVERYTHING ABOUT HOLIDAY TRAVELLIZ LANGLEYDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Conversely, not-for-profits must resist contorting their operations at the expense of their beneficiaries in order to receive gifts.
WHY I’M GIVING UP MY BOARD SEAT TO MAKE ROOM FOR SOMEONE FROM AN UNDERREPRESENTED COMMUNITYJAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
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.
EUGENE FIELD, A STUDY IN HEREDITY AND CONTRADICTIONSSLASON THOMPSON
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTORT

  • alter
  • contort
  • deform
  • distort
  • doctor
  • modify
  • mutate
  • recast
  • transform
  • transmute
  • wring
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