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Example sentences from the Web for contort
The game is constantly at odds with itself as it transitions from first-person to third-person, because the character you control behind the camera is a pretzel-version of a human body, contorted to fit to player movements.
You would think that this would really contort the DNA in an awful shape, but it actually flows very naturally.
Archaea microbes might instead simply be contorting their DNA to turn genes on and off –– allowing proteins to “read” the genes when the Slinkies open, and cutting off access when they close.
There he is contorting his face and cackling maniacally, starting to feel the “side effects” of quarantine.Anthony Hopkins is welcoming old age by embracing his inner child|Tim Greiving|February 25, 2021|Washington Post
I will not feel my heart contort in a way that will end up buying some doctor a Lexus.Okay, so maybe we don’t miss everything about holiday travel|Liz Langley|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
Adèle and Emma contort themselves into a plethora of sexual positions.The 10 Best Movie Sex Scenes of 2013: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color,’ ‘Spring Breakers,’ and More|Marlow Stern|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There will be side deals and efforts to contort platforms to draw new votes that make predictions hazardous.
Andy walked around in the middle of the corral, quite aimlessly, and watched the roan contort.The Happy Family|Bertha Muzzy Bower
The acrobats contort themselves into the shapes of letters upon the screen before the children's eyes.Practical Cinematography and Its Applications|Frederick Arthur Ambrose Talbot
Field could contort his face into a thunder-cloud which could send children almost into convulsions of fear.Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions|Slason Thompson
When the boat hit a few waves, the lumpy canvas would contort and wriggle all over in anguish, uncouth muffled sounds arising.The Beaver, Vol. 1, February, 1921, No. 5|Hudson's Bay Company
Childish bodies, glowing pure, Are made a sacrifice unto your lust, That you may see their tender limbs contort.Such is Life|Frank Wedekind