transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [face] contraer*, crispar to contort one's body contorsionarse see also contortedMore example sentences
- He twists and contorts the impossible and the plausible, having his characters do impossible things that make absolute sense.
- Reed Richards acquires the power to contort into any shape he pleases.
- It twists their faces and contorts their features.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.