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    contortion

    contortion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contortion

    Definition
    (noun) the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
    Synonyms : deformation
    Definition
    (noun) a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    Example Sentence
    • they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs
    • the acrobat performed incredible contortions
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contortion

A result of the application of torsional force.

CONDUCT + DISTORTION

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