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contortion

con·tor·tion

contortion

 
 
pronunciation:
kn tor shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of contorting or process of being contorted.
definition 2: a position in which the body is contorted.
definition 3: a straining or twisting by the intellect; mental gymnastics.
I could not follow the odd contortions of his logic.
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