To twist out of shape; change the usual or normal shape, form, or appearance of
To call for; make necessary; require
Extort is defined as using violence or threats to get something from someone.
(Baseball) To put (a runner) out on a force play.
To construe wrongly; misinterpret or misunderstand
To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt.
To become torn or split; come apart:
To put in legal possession of a particular thing; assign ownership to
To grasp or seize suddenly, eagerly, or without right, warning, etc.; grab
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 move, extract, or force free by twisting, turning, or pulling forcibly:
To move or lift with great effort and force:
To get or extract by force, threats, persistence, etc.; extort
To shake someone so money falls from their pockets.
To show to be false; contradict:
(Intransitive) To apply colors to the areas within the boundaries of a line drawing using colored markers or crayons.
To receive a load:
To be an improper or bad representative of
To state wrongly or falsely.
To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
To be disposed of by sale:
In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
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