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distort

verb [T]  us   /dɪˈstɔrt/
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  us   /dɪˈstɔr·t̬ɪd/
The article presents a distorted view of life in small-town America.
distortion
noun [C/U]  us   /dɪˈstɔr·ʃən/
[C] Dole charged his opponent with making deliberate distortions of his record.
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