To twist out of a proper or natural relation of parts; misshape:
To call for; make necessary; require
To obtain (something) by the criminal offense of extortion.
To obtain as if by drawing out; deduce (a principle), derive or elicit (information, pleasure, etc.), or the like
To declare or prove to be false.
(Baseball) To put (a runner) out on a force play.
To suppress or distort parts of (a story, etc.) in telling, so as to mislead or misrepresent
To mistake the meaning of; misinterpret.
To turn to an improper use; misuse
To pull away forcibly; wrest:
To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
To get (a small amount of sleep).
To force (into, out, through, etc.) by or as by pressing
To seize and hold (the power or rights of another, for example) by force or without legal authority.
To injure (a part of the body) with a twist or wrench
To struggle hand to hand with an opponent in an attempt to throw or force him or her to the ground without striking blows
To get or extract by force, threats, persistence, etc.; extort
To shake someone so money falls from their pockets.
To give a false idea of; disguise or misrepresent
To impart color to or change the color of.
(Comput.) To transfer (a program or data) into main memory from a disk, tape, etc.
To be an improper or bad representative of
To state incorrectly or falsely
To interlock or interlace:
To turn from a healthy, sane, or normal condition; pervert; bias
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