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Contorted vs. Twisted

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Contortedverb

simple past tense and past participle of contort

Twistedverb

simple past tense and past participle of twist

Contortedadjective

Twisted; screwed up.

Twistedadjective

Contorted.

Contortedadjective

Twisted, or twisted together.

Twistedadjective

Wound spirally.

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Contortedadjective

Twisted back upon itself, as some parts of plants.

Twistedadjective

Mentally disturbed or unsound.

‘The murders were committed by a twisted sociopath.’;

Contortedadjective

twisted (especially as in pain or struggle);

‘his mad contorted smile’; ‘writhed lips’; ‘my writhen features’;

Twistedadjective

Under the influence of multiple intoxicants, usually alcohol and marijuana. en

Contortedadjective

strained or wrenched out of normal shape;

‘old trees with contorted branches’; ‘scorched and distorted fragments of steel’; ‘trapped under twisted steel girders’;

Twistedadjective

Contorted; crooked spirally; subjected to torsion; hence, perverted.

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Twistedadjective

wound or wrapped around something;

‘hair twined around her fingers’; ‘bulky with twisted stitches around the edges’;

Twistedadjective

strained or wrenched out of normal shape;

‘old trees with contorted branches’; ‘scorched and distorted fragments of steel’; ‘trapped under twisted steel girders’;

Twistedadjective

having an intended meaning altered or misrepresented;

‘many of the facts seemed twisted out of any semblance to reality’; ‘a perverted translation of the poem’;

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