Contort

Con*tort"

(?), v. t. [L. contortus, p. p. of contorquere to twist; con- + torquere to twist. See Torture.] To twist, or twist together; to turn awry; to bend; to distort; to wrest.
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The vertebral arteries are variously contorted.
Ray.
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Kant contorted the term category from the proper meaning of attributed.
Sir W. Hamilton.
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