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distort

verb [T]  /dɪˈstɔrt/ us  
to change something from its natural or usual shape or condition: Agony distorted his face. There are those who would distort the facts to serve their own political ends.
distorted
adjective  /dɪˈstɔr·t̬ɪd/ us  
The article presents a distorted view of life in small-town America.
distortion
noun [C/U]  /dɪˈstɔr·ʃən/ us  
[C] Dole charged his opponent with making deliberate distortions of his record.
Translations of “distort”
in Spanish retorcer, deformar, distorsionar…
in French (se) déformer, déformer…
in German verziehen, verzerren…
in Chinese (Traditional) 扭曲, 使變形, 歪曲…
in Russian искажать…
in Turkish bozmak, tahrif etmek, çarpıtmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扭曲, 使变形, 歪曲…
in Polish zniekształcać, wypaczać…
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