Thesaurus / contortion

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The equation explains the shifting of gravitational lines, the changing and contortion of their direction.

EmpireClifford Donald Simak

As the expression carries with it no grimace or contortion of the features, the beauty is not destroyed.

"The servants say so to conceal their carelessness," cried Lord Level, as a contortion of pain crossed his face.

Every groan from the fiend, every contortion of his body was cheered by the thickly packed crowd of 10,000 persons.

The Red RecordIda B. Wells-Barnett

A Feat in Contortion: To make both ends meet on $8 per week.

He was trying some contortion that I couldn't make out, when a deer stepped down the bank and never saw me.

Ways of Wood FolkWilliam J. Long

Her laugh consisted of a contortion of the face and all the muscles of the body.

A smile is sometimes bewitching, in general vapid, often a contortion.

TancredBenjamin Disraeli

The uglier the contortion and more frightful the grimace, the louder they laughed.

Big BrotherAnnie Fellows-Johnston

The ringer's whole anatomy entered for the time being into the contortion for producing sound.

Revisiting the EarthJames Langdon Hill

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