verb (used with object)
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Origin of distort
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Example sentences from the Web for distort
Yes, some were better than others, but many were off by a very distorting margin.
This causes a significant problem when clickbait articles make it easier to offer distorted “fake news” stories.3 reforms social media platforms should make in light of ‘The Social Dilemma’|Walter Thompson|October 22, 2020|TechCrunch
Having a small number of very wealthy individuals financing political candidates distorts the political process.Election 2020 Sees Record $11 Billion In Campaign Spending, Mostly From A Handful Of Super-Rich Donors|LGBTQ-Editor|October 13, 2020|No Straight News
Unfortunately I had to leave Sistrix out of the final analysis as it only reported 11% of the median overall, thus distorting the field.
Using panels leads to sample effects that distort the comparison, as well as differences unrelated to campaign exposure.Why publishers need to shift brand lift measurement to an always-on metric|Brand Metrics|October 6, 2020|Digiday
But Colette sees a more serious problem with forgery, beyond the distorting effect forgery has on the art market.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), funded by the Koch Brothers, has multiple Pinocchios for its ads, mainly for distorting Obamacare.
The mere threat of war is already potentially distorting the revolution.
His recent opus, “Distorting Russia,” will go down in history as one of the most slavish defenses of Putinism.
This film is still, in the end, a biopic and should have been careful of distorting what is already public knowledge.
It preyed upon her mind, distorting it, unbalancing it; each glance, each movement of his she exaggerated into an intrigue.Uncanny Tales|Various
And constraining himself, and distorting his esthetic and ethical feeling, he tries to conform to the ruling opinion.Tolstoy on Shakespeare|Leo Tolstoy
It is only necessary to fill in some of the minor details which are allowed to vary without distorting the ideal.Unwise Child|Gordon Randall Garrett
The swift stream raced and gyrated under them, tossing, distorting, and splitting the moon's reflected face.Tess of the d'Urbervilles|Thomas Hardy
At his feet gamboled a dwarf that squeaked and screeched, distorting its face in hideous grimaces.Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham