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English definition of “contort”

contort

verb [I, T]     /kənˈtɔːt/
If your face or body contorts, or you contort it, you twist it into a different shape , often because you are experiencing a strong emotion : His face was contorted with pain .Bending, twisting and curving
(Definition of contort verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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