distort

All Verb Noun
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  • Truth can always be distorted as long as it makes the writer sound good.
  • The film ends with a distorted shot of cars taking off into the night.
  • However, this will distort the view the further up and down the player looks.
  • True enough, but they did none the less distort history by the selection they employed. Cited from La-bas, by J. K. Huysmans
  • The two gods then captured her, and distorted her to make the land from her body.
  • Heavily distorted lyrics appear on a few other tracks, never more than briefly.
  • For example, it can distort the work-life balance when employees take work home.
  • Often the image appears as a distorted mixture of up and down parts.
  • He did not like these photographs because they looked somewhat distorted.
  • Within five minutes, the intense heat of the fire began to distort her signal.
  • As is the case with many such figures, time has distorted tales of him.
  • When he cannot find contrasts he sometimes makes them, and to make them he distorts the truth. Cited from The Art Of Writing & Speaking The English Language, by Sherwin Cody
  • If more than one factor is important, the arch effect may distort the results.
  • It seems to me that you distort the facts to make them fit in with your theory. Cited from Vain Fortune, by George Moore
  • They distorted the historical facts in order to separate from Eastern world.
  • Much of the history is highly distorted in her account.
  • A "distorted look of desire" comes into his face and he tells her he loves her.
  • He could not distort it into a virtue, try as he would. Cited from The Puppet Crown, by Harold MacGrath
  • He made sound amplifiers that would not create distorted sounds when turned up to high sound levels.
  • Second, they distort by keying on human-interest stories rather than scientific content.
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