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tr.v. mis·shaped, mis·shaped or mis·shap·en (-shā′pən), mis·shap·ing, mis·shapes
To shape badly; deform.

mis·shap′en·ly adv.
mis·shap′er n.
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, misshapen
a. deforme, desfigurado-a.
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