Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of contortion.

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Examples

  • Behind all of these contortions is the assertion that these stories “matter,” a sentiment born of the need to sell individual comic books week in and week out.

    That’s where the money is | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • I went through some brain contortions try to see that as a kilt but it was plain BEIGE for pete's sake!

    Sound Politics: Vast Oddball Conspiracy Emanating From Issaquah

  • CNN is in contortions about the political implications of this decision given Warner's political aspirations.

    11/29/2005

  • I'd like to see him become president, but I don't like to watch him go through these kind of contortions to get there.

    Farrakhan's Support For Obama? Hugely Controversial. Hagee's Backing Of McCain? No Problem.

  • Love the angle on the bee and thanks for clarifying it being February–I was wondering what kind of contortions you could do to get a hellebore to bloom in August, LOL!

    Picture This, August 2009 « Fairegarden

  • Another new affidavit says Padilla suffers from "facial tics" and bodily "contortions," and fears that his lawyers are government agents.

    On Tape: An 'Enemy' Interrogation

  • “If it wasn’t by men, it was for men,” Marie says, referring to the contortions her mother put herself and Marie through to meet the demands of the men in the family.

    THE HUSBANDS AND WIVES CLUB

  • Your false choices do nothing to cloud that, and your accusations of "contortions" are all in your head.

    Think Progress

  • To this end, I would like to share a post from year ago, showing the kind of contortions that skeptics have been going through for years to demonstrate that there appear to be problems in key data models - contortions and questions that could have been answered in hours rather than years if the climate scientists hadn't been so afraid of scrutiny and kept their inner workings secret. my most core complaints with global warming alarmists, as I think the Earth has indeed warmed over the last 150 years, though perhaps by less than the current metrics say.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • To this end, I would like to share a post from year ago, showing the kind of contortions that skeptics have been going through for years to demonstrate that there appear to be problems in key data models — contortions and questions that could have been answered in hours rather than years if the climate scientists hadn’t been so afraid of scrutiny and kept their inner workings secret.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Example of Climate Work That Needs to be Checked and Replicated

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