Translation of contort in Spanish:

contort

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɔːrt; kənˈtɔːt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [face] contraer*, crispar to contort one's body contorsionarse see also contorted
    More 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

  • crisparse, contraerse* his face contorted with pain se le crispó or se le contrajo el rostro de dolor

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