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contorted

[kən′tȯrd·əd]
(botany)
Twisted; applied to proximate leaves whose margins overlap.
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The retired NBA star posted a picture on Instagram of his own contorted face next to Jahmel Binion's selfie, which earned more than 14,000 likes with NBA player Trey Burke and rapper Waka Flocka Flame joining in on the teasing.
The most lasting image of Corrie was of her face contorted with rage as she burned an American flag.
The merry Canaries owner's face was contorted and she appeared to slur her words when she appeared on Sky Sports on Thursday night.
Using floral foam we've created a display combining red germini with fiery crocosmia and foliages such as galax and aralia leaves, hard ruskus and contorted willow.
Sitting next to her was Jo Brand, her fist clenched, her face contorted with hatred.
MAKE the most of icy blue winter sky on a bleak site by turning it into a backdrop for trees with contorted stems such as the hazel variety Contorta (right), which features a fine tracery of branches twisted into corkscrew curls.
Traditionally, the casting facility performed its deburring manually with hand-held tools, but these can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome and permanent numbness when workers are subjected to the constant vibrations, high contact forces and contorted positions characteristic of hand-held tools.
That's quite a journey for what was once a brutal instrument of the Roman Empire, a symbol literary critic Jack Miles calls so obscene that its only modern equivalents are photographs of lynching victims, their necks contorted by the noose and their limbs askew from the violence done to them.
The ex-Batman and Robin star even contorted her features into a grin The Joker would have been proud of.
With Blaine's face contorted in pain and bubbles rising to the surface, divers went in to release him from the chains and pull him out.
Holscher's tutorial pavilions at the north-west corner went some way to define the riverside route that turned guests on axis with the original lodge; but this arrival sequence always felt somewhat contorted.
It's the same architect with the same tortuously contorted building image.