What is another word for contorts?

Pronunciation: [kəntˈɔːts] (IPA)

Contorting means twisting, bending or deforming something in an unusual or a distorted manner. There are several synonyms for the word 'contorts' that can be used to describe different aspects of this activity. Some common synonyms include contorting, distorting, warping, twisting, perverting, bending, deforming, curving, buckling, spinning, and curling. All these words describe the act of manipulating an object or a body part in a way that is not expected or normal. So, whether you're describing the shape of an object, the position of a person's limbs, or the behavior of something, there are many different words you can use instead of 'contorts' to make your narrative sound more interesting and varied.

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Usage examples for Contorts

He contorts himself in a ludicrous yet often fiendish manner.
"The Bontoc Igorot"
Albert Ernest Jenks
A grimace of disgust contorts Paul's classical features.
"Mortal Coils"
Aldous Huxley
His tall body, which he contorts for the child's amusement, his hoarse voice, which becomes a low growl when he tries to soften it, are absurd and ridiculous.
"Fromont and Risler, Complete"
Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009

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