Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of contort.

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Examples

  • Edward stood back, his expression contorting slightly as he watched the young couple discover the sky.

    ALONE With You

  • Edward stood back, his expression contorting slightly as he watched the young couple discover the sky.

    ALONE With You

  • Creo stared, his expression contorting between horror and fascination.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • I was fully expecting that in contrast to the shrieking flying monkeys that descended on Pharyngula blog over the wafer business discussed there, that there would be some kind of contorting to point out how President Steve's incident was different and special and non-sacrisomething, sorta like how it was ok for him to take the GG's parade salute.

    Wafers, slow news days and lessons to be learned.

  • Presently the music of the orchestra ceased, and certain female acrobats, who had been "contorting" themselves fearfully and horribly for a quarter of an hour upon the stage, kissed their hands, which were as hard as ropes, from the nature of their profession, and smiled a fond farewell.

    In Luck at Last

  • Vicky Fox, a towering transwoman with yellow hair and brown skin, hurls herself dramatically onto the floor and begins contorting about on the weathered tile when I ask to take her picture.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • Siriano's use of scale was one of the more exciting elements, layering his fabrics in such a way that almost worked like a body-contorting illusion.

    Gazelle Emami: Christian Siriano Fall 2011 (PHOTOS): Some Like It Dark

  • Siriano's use of scale was one of the more exciting elements, layering his fabrics in such a way that almost worked like a body-contorting illusion.

    Gazelle Emami: Christian Siriano Fall 2011 (PHOTOS): Some Like It Dark

  • Vicky Fox, a towering transwoman with yellow hair and brown skin, hurls herself dramatically onto the floor and begins contorting about on the weathered tile when I ask to take her picture.

    Down and Delirious in Mexico City

  • The guards, a blue octet, figure contorting in their middle, march into view.

    Miracles, Inc.

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