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synonyms for deform

  • contort
  • cripple
  • impair
  • maim
  • mangle
  • mutilate
  • skew
  • batter
  • blemish
  • buckle
  • damage
  • deface
  • flaw
  • gnarl
  • grimace
  • injure
  • knot
  • mar
  • ruin
  • spoil
  • twist
  • warp
  • wince
  • malform
  • misshape
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antonyms for deform

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  • aid
  • assist
  • cure
  • heal
  • help
  • repair
  • adorn
  • beautify
  • decorate
  • embellish
  • fix
  • grow
  • mend
  • ornament
  • straighten
  • improve
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How to use deform in a sentence

The inner workings of the digital scale are made of delicate materials that may warp and deform if not stored correctly.
BEST KITCHEN SCALES: THIS HANDY KITCHEN ESSENTIAL IS A MUST-HAVE FOR BAKING AND BEYONDIRENA COLLAKUJULY 24, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Aleksandr Kozlov, Russia’s Minister of Natural Resources, told a minister’s council in May that more than 40% of the northern region’s buildings are starting to deform.
LAST MONTH WAS THE HOTTEST JUNE IN NORTH AMERICA IN RECENT RECORDED HISTORYARYN BAKERJULY 7, 2021TIME
“Anytime you’re interacting with an object, your skin deforms,” or squishes a bit, Bensmaia explains.
CAPTURING THE SENSE OF TOUCH COULD UPGRADE PROSTHETICS AND OUR DIGITAL LIVESKATHIANN KOWALSKIAPRIL 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
“Anytime you’re interacting with an object, your skin deforms,” or squishes a bit.
CAPTURING THE SENSE OF TOUCH COULD UPGRADE PROSTHETICS AND OUR DIGITAL LIVESKATHIANN KOWALSKIAPRIL 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In its earliest eras, it built volcanoes so immense that their formation deformed its surface.
ICELAND’S ERUPTIONS REVEAL THE HOT HISTORY OF MARSROBIN GEORGE ANDREWSAPRIL 6, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The researchers surmised that the Greenland rocks had been deformed and heated in their history, scrambling their geochemical information.
SCIENTISTS PIN DOWN WHEN EARTH’S CRUST CRACKED, THEN CAME TO LIFEHOWARD LEEMARCH 25, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
One cluster included viruses and prions, which are deformed proteins that can force other proteins to take their shape.
WHAT IS LIFE? ITS VAST DIVERSITY DEFIES EASY DEFINITION.CARL ZIMMERMARCH 9, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
One reason is that the movements of Earth’s tectonic plates over time can squeeze and cook the rocks, deforming and chemically altering tiny fossils, perhaps beyond recognition.
FOSSIL MIMICS MAY BE MORE COMMON IN ANCIENT ROCKS THAN ACTUAL FOSSILSCAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Their genius travels over as many lines as there are lineaments in the figure, and the least false step would deform it.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME IX (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
With all this they have a Pair of Stays which reaches down to394 their Waist, and renders them compleatly deform'd.
THE MEMOIRS OF CHARLES-LEWIS, BARON DE POLLNITZ, VOLUME IKARL LUDWIG VON PLLNITZ
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