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Physical DistortionPlay
Used to describe actions that change the normal shape of something in an extreme way. SlideHe contorted the wire into a loop.
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Human FlexibilityPlay
Often relates to people showing physical flexibility or discomfort. SlideThe gymnast contorted her body impressively.
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Implies a sense of discomfort or unnatural bending, usually not positive. SlideIn agony, he contorted on the ground.