from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To shape badly; deform.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To shape badly or incorrectly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To shape ill; to give an ill or unnatural from to; to deform.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To shape ill; give bad form to; deform.
- n. A bad or distorted shape or figure; deformity.
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“Witches have the power to misshape us, destroy us!”
Moccasins just broadened her feet healthily, while she did not misshape them by running with the dogs in her childhood. '
Current events often shape, sometimes misshape, presidential politics.
Why do people continue to misshape this into something that resembles a practical debate?
Holes and loose threads and this odd misshape that rarely covered her radio, much less the stainless steel perculator she'd found (!) behind Walgreens.
Together, the legal narrative they crafted contributed to Garvey's untimely death, tainted his legacy for decades, and helped to misshape the future of the 20th century struggle for racial justice.
And if they're not money, then they're just grubby germ-infested copper discs that weigh down your pockets or misshape your wallet.
After a quiet minute or two, he either went back to the bridge, or at times disassembling the body — was it perhaps a misshape or improperly positioned piece that made his masterpiece incomplete?
Those were injured in road misshape are namely Noor Azam and Ghulam Muhammad.
Some rose anyway, some did not; of the latter, a "legacy of defeat" went on to misshape another generation.
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