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This is what the Fairfax County School Board has been wrestling with in a drawn-out, contorted debate about whether to expand the holiday calendar to add Jewish and Muslim holidays, something school districts across the nation already have done.
For most proteins, researchers have the sequence of amino acids in the ribbon but not the contorted shape they fold into.
Their eyes care little for the soft, changing colours of the ocean or the vast, contorted masses of the clouds.
He made an effort, contorted himself as much as he could, and penetrated into the cave as far as he was able.
His body was contorted by gasping sobs, and his feet tapped the floor with the rapidity of those of a man running at top speed.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
The bird's-eye maple has its fibers so singularly contorted as to produce numerous little knots which look like the eye of a bird.
As she watched him he looked at her, and a spasm of pain contorted his face.
THE DEVILJOSEPH O'BRIEN
His grim visage was contorted into an expression of amiability, which sat on him with an ill grace.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Contorted formations, logans and rock-basins, reveal the decomposition of softer measures that has been proceeding for ages.
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
His face was pale, his eyes moved restlessly; his contorted features seemed overshadowed by old, long-standing grief.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH

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