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Contort vs. Detort

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Contortverb

(transitive) To twist in a violent manner.

‘features contorted with fury.’;

Detortverb

to turn from the original or plain meaning

Contortverb

(intransitive) To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression.

Detortverb

to pervert

Contortverb

To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.

‘The vertebral arteries are variously contorted.’; ‘Kant contorted the term category from the proper meaning of attributed.’;

Detortverb

to wrest

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Contortverb

twist and press out of shape

Detortverb

To turn form the original or plain meaning; to pervert; to wrest.

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