Contort and Mangle


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Contort verb – To twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition.
Mangle and contort are semantically related In some cases you can use "Mangle" instead a verb "Contort".
Nearby Words: contortion, contorting
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Mangle verb – To make or do (something) in a clumsy or unskillful way.
Contort and mangle are semantically related in mutilate topic. You can use "Contort" instead a verb "Mangle".
Nearby Words: mangled, mangling
Synonyms for Mangle

Common collocations

body contort body mangle body
face contort face mangle face
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