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Pulled or twisted out of shape
“But between us lay a broken and distorted mass of crevassed glacier, the passage of which seemed very doubtful.”
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Characterized by incongruity or asymmetry in shape or form
“It would be difficult, without having recourse to geometrical formulæ, to explain how it happens that by placing the eye at a particular point, the distorted lines of the drawing become symmetrical.”
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Having an ugly or frightening appearance
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“Victor Emmanuel hated to wear any ceremonial dress likely to emphasize his distorted figure.”
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Giving a false account or impression
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“The model has the capacity to rediscover the true interregional trade flows from the highly distorted data.”
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Tampered with to give a misleading or false account or impression
“The organizational statistician has received deliberately distorted numbers.”
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Biased or prejudiced in favor of one side or cause
“The suspect appears to have deliberately given us a distorted account of what transpired based on his personal interests.”
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(of a visual or image) Blurry and not defined
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Characterized by abnormal and morally unacceptable practices or tendencies
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Difficult to understand because it has been distorted
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Having faults or errors
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Deviating from what is normal or usual, typically in a way that is undesirable or worrying
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Changed to a significant degree from a previous state
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Having been simplified to the point where important information is not conveyed
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Using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humour
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(of a voice) Not clear or distinct
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Out of place or not compatible
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Embellished to the point of being false or untrue
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To have made something more complex
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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“The media distorts reality.”
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Past tense for to bring something out of shape, to misshape
“Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.”
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Past tense for to describe or express in too exaggerated terms
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Past tense for to physically distort or contort something
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Past tense for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Past tense for to inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on
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Past tense for represent in a false, absurd, or distorted way
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Past tense for to break or destroy the structure of
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Past tense for to interpret erroneously or to understand incorrectly
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Past tense for to spoil the appearance of
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Past tense for to apply incorrectly
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Past tense for to change from one form to another
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Past tense for make twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body
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Past tense for to give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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Past tense for stretch the truth
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Past tense for to interfere with or put into a state of disorder
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Past tense for to swell or cause to swell by pressure from inside
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Past tense for pronounce (a word) incorrectly
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Past tense for to discuss or regard something in terms that are too general, and thereby ignore significant details or differences
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Past tense for to interfere with the normal arrangement or functioning of
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Past tense for to injure or hurt by twisting a body part
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Past tense for to make, or cause to be, blur or dim
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Past tense for to cause to be dirty or soiled
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Past tense for make a grimace
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Past tense for to cause to go crazy or insane
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