Deform

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Visual ImpactPlay
The word 'deform' often implies something looks worse after being changed, not just different. SlideThe sculpture deformed by the fall lost its aesthetic value.
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Negative ChangePlay
'Deform' suggests the change was unintended and unwanted, typically as a result of damage. SlideThe heat from the fire deformed the vinyl records.
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Irregular ProcessPlay
Using 'deform' hints that the process of change was irregular or uneven. SlideThe plastic bottle deformed as it melted unevenly in the heat.