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Without being didactic, Smith debunks contorted arguments that the Civil War was not about slavery.On a tour of historical sites, examining how the story of slavery is taught | Martha Toll | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
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.Not every student is Christian. So why don’t all school districts recognize that? | Petula Dvorak | March 4, 2021 | Washington Post
For most proteins, researchers have the sequence of amino acids in the ribbon but not the contorted shape they fold into.DeepMind’s protein-folding AI has solved a 50-year-old grand challenge of biology | Will Heaven | November 30, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
The Hipgnosis founders took a quick look at the strangely-lit photos of contorted bodies….
But then, with their contorted physiques and feral grimaces they speak directly to the Basquiats.
Her face contorted and her left hand retreated from the microphone to the back of her neck.Paris Jackson, the Girl We Met at Michael’s Funeral, in Suicide Scare | Michael Daly | June 5, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was sobering: the desperate denial, the contorted excuses.
The plea bargain was swiftly contorted into an outright means of extorting inculpatory perjury to bring down targeted individuals.Conrad Black: Tom DeLay, American Hero, Fights The Good Fight | Conrad Black | October 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Their eyes care little for the soft, changing colours of the ocean or the vast, contorted masses of the clouds.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
He made an effort, contorted himself as much as he could, and penetrated into the cave as far as he was able.Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo
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 Clue | James 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 Devil | Joseph O'Brien
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