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Another word for distort

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Verb
  1. To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

    See also:

    beautiful

  2. To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

    See also:

    true

Another word for distort

Synonym Study

  • Warp implies a bending out of shape, as of wood in drying, and, hence, suggests a turning aside from the true or right course judgment warped by prejudice
  • Contort suggests an even more violent wrenching out of shape so as to produce a grotesque or unpleasant result a face contorted by pain
  • Deform implies a marring of form, appearance, or character, as if by pressure or stress lengthy descriptions that deform the novel
  • Distort implies a twisting or wrenching out of the normal or proper shape or form a mind distorted by fear