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synonyms for misshapen

  • contorted
  • twisted
  • askew
  • awry
  • bent
  • blemished
  • bowed
  • buckled
  • crooked
  • curved
  • damaged
  • disfigured
  • disjointed
  • distorted
  • grotesque
  • ill-made
  • irregular
  • malformed
  • mangled
  • marred
  • out of shape
  • ugly
  • unshapely
  • warped
See also synonyms for: misshapenness
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A half year on, I have thrown misshapen bowls, a smattering of wobbly cups and precarious vases that fold at the neck.
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Prions are misfolded, misshapen forms of normal proteins, called prion proteins, that are commonly found in human and other animal cells.
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With pebble accretion, planets may form from misshapen rings of dust and gas that swirl around a star.
THE PEBBLED PATH TO PLANETSSTEPHEN ORNESMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
There is no market for misshapen truffles, so hunters are squeezed to find perfect specimens — which becomes difficult when the harvest relies on uncontrollable conditions.
‘THE TRUFFLE HUNTERS’ WILL PIQUE YOUR APPETITE AND PUSH YOU TO DIG A LITTLE DEEPERELISSA SUHMARCH 5, 2021EATER
So Lawrence’s season isn’t the best of his three, but it’s an incomplete and misshapen national season.
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These magic roots have the likeness of a little man, hideously ugly and misshapen in a weird and diabolic fashion.
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And before the other word could pass her lips, a strange misshapen form had darted from under the tree.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Three fair things that hide ugliness: good manners in the ill-favoured; skill in a serf; wisdom in the misshapen.
ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
Durgin had crumpled down into a misshapen heap on the floor and the sight we saw was enough to make your blood run cold.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Ling had seemed so hairy, so misshapen, like a troll out of Gothic legends.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
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