To clasp firmly and shake (another's hand), as in congratulation.
To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
To twist, interlace, etc.
To wrench or sprain:
To misrepresent, especially by distortion or exaggeration:
The definition of garble is to do something to a message so that it cannot be understood, or the reproduction of a sound or story so that the original meaning is distorted or lost.
To injure or impair by overuse or overexertion; wrench:
Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.
To skew is to twist something so it is not straight or to distort something so it is biased or unfair.
Pervert is defined as to turn away from what is right or proper.
To interpret or explain wrongly.
Mangle is defined as to destroy by tearing, crushing or bruising.
To add ingredients so as to improve or conceal the taste, appearance, or quality of:
Deceive is defined as to make someone believe something that isn't true.
To bend is defined as to give a curve or angle to something, or to hide or misrepresent.
To adjust (a garment) for a better fit.
To break down suddenly; fail; give way
To use the tool known as a wrench. [From XIX century.]
To grow worse; degenerate:
To refuse to accept or do something, esp. in a way that is formally polite
To change from a solid to a liquid state, generally by heat
The definition of writhe is to twist or to suffer emotionally.
To give way; collapse:
To knot is defined as to securely tie a rope or ribbon.
To slump is to experience a sudden decline or to slouch over.
To misconstrue is to interpret something in the wrong way or to understand someone's actions or intentions differently than intended.
To extract or obtain by pressing or squeezing:
To become beautiful
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To exist; reside:
Find another word for distorts. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for distorts, like: wrings, deforms, contorts, twines, twists, colors, warps, garbles, falsifies, strains and disfigures.