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synonyms for contortion

  • deformation
  • deformity
  • anamorphosis
  • crookedness
  • dislocation
  • grimace
  • malformation
  • pout
  • twist
  • ugliness
  • unsightliness
  • misproportion
  • misshapement
  • wryness
See also synonyms for: contortions
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antonyms for contortion

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  • grin
  • smile
  • beauty
  • smoothness
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How to use contortion in a sentence

After all, marketers are managing campaigns at a time when the support systems for their ads are going through all kinds of contortions.
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The practice of gerrymandering manipulates electoral districts to favor one party over another, which is how you wind up with such strange contortions and thin, snaking appendages on legislative maps.
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A ball-handler who can pull up for three, a stretch big man or even both simultaneously can force contortions away from the Jazz’s preferred drop-big defense.
DEFENSIVE METRICS DON’T EVER AGREE … EXCEPT ON RUDY GOBERT’S GREAT SEASONBEN DOWSETTMAY 12, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
“His pained contortions were a photographer’s delight,” Neil Amdur wrote in the New York Times.
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After the contortions of modified and shrunk-down Thanksgivings, it’s exciting to bake something meant for sharing.
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"You are very complimentary," said her strange suitor, with a contortion of the lip that was a cross between a grin and a sneer.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
Then a sudden hissing contortion whipped over the widening waters.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
The same moment he saw that, although not dead drunk, she could by no tropical contortion be said to be sober.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
I never imagined that this fearful Asiatic creed could smite or sting an otherwise wholesome soul into such a contortion.
MORALITY WITHOUT GODM. M. MANGASARIAN
His pallor, the contortion of his features, the fear portrayed upon them, disclosed the anxiety of his mind.
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTORTION

  • coil
  • coiling
  • complexity
  • contortion
  • curlicue
  • gyration
  • helix
  • intricacy
  • involution
  • serpentine
  • sinuosity
  • sinuousness
  • snaking
  • swirl
  • tortuousness
  • twist
  • undulation
  • winding
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