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con·tort·ed

 (kən-tôr′tĭd)
adj.
1. Twisted or strained out of shape.
2. Botany Twisted, bent, or partially rolled upon itself; convolute.

con·tort′ed·ly adv.
con·tort′ed·ness n.

contorted

(kənˈtɔːtɪd)
adj
1. twisted out of shape
2. (Botany) (esp of petals and sepals in a bud) twisted so that they overlap on one side
conˈtortedly adv
conˈtortedness n

con•tort•ed

(kənˈtɔr tɪd)

adj.
1. twisted in a violent manner; distorted.
2. twisted back on itself; convoluted.
[1615–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.contorted - twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen features"- Walter scott
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
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