Translation of contort in Spanish:


contraer, v.

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɔrt//kənˈtɔːt/

transitive verb

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    (face) contraer
    (face) crispar
    to contort one's body contorsionarse

intransitive verb

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    his face contorted with pain se le crispó / se le contrajo el rostro de dolor
    • It twists their faces and contorts their features.
    • Zack's face contorts in barely controlled anger.
    • Reed Richards acquires the power to contort into any shape he pleases.
    • Athletes contort and bend in unnatural positions.
    • He twists and contorts the impossible and the plausible, having his characters do impossible things that make absolute sense.
    • He then proceeded to twist and contort his features into a splendidly ugly mask of itself.
    • There was such a look of abject pain contorting her delicate features that he suddenly felt like an absolute scoundrel.
    • They never did make any sense and were often contorted versions of a day at the orphanage.
    • Her face was contorted, twisted almost beyond recognition in agony.
    • I reached Rob, and he was still face down, contorting his limbs but making no move to get up.
    • His little face would contort in pain every time he coughed or sneezed, and he was suffering quite badly.
    • Rick snapped, his features contorting in anger.
    • His face was contorted with pain and the source did not seem to be his injury alone.
    • Her face contorted with the pain but she wrenched harder, thinking of her freedom.
    • He looked at me for a moment, his face contorted with pain, and reached out to touch my cheek.
    • Her face contorted with pain and shock as if she'd just walked into a lamp post.
    • Her face contorts in pain as she moves but she remains in her restless sleep.
    • His face contorts in pain, and his right arm clutches his heart.
    • She is tremendously emotive, contorting her facial features into the ugliest conceivable shapes.
    • Because the body is often contorted into new shapes, training is a particularly associated with picking up injuries.