Definitions

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  • adj. subjected to torsion
  • adj. twisted

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Examples

  • Shantala Shivalingappa, a petite woman trained in the Indian dance form known as Kuchipudi, makes an indelible impression in a solo that intermixes torsioned and dipping moves with the delicate gestures of the classical Indian dance form in which she is schooled.

    A Pina Bausch Visit to the Realm of Dreams

  • Costumed in Patricia Zipprodt's airy shifts of roseate hues and often poised with lifted heads and delicately torsioned torsos, or floating through spiraling turns, the women in "Leaves" appear to be basking in the shafts of dappled light that slant through Ming Cho Lee's verdant surround.

    ABT Celebrates Antony Tudor, the King of Pointework

  • Her head raised as she torsioned her back in an agony of suffocation and sheer disappointment—and she glimpsed the moon bounding in the sky, and took in a massive, gulping breath of the best air she had ever smelled in her life, and she cried out in triumph and relief, and began to tread the surface, and her hungry eyes gazed at that moon like the eyes of a prisoner freed.

    Lilith’s Dream: A Tale of the Vampire Life

  • They talk about torsioned ovaries, advanced breast cancer, internal bleeding, even paralyzing strokes.

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