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  1. contortion

    • IPA[kənˈtôrSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a twisted or bent condition, state, or form;a thing that is complex and difficult to follow as a result of being deliberately distorted
    • noun: contortion, plural noun: contortions

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    名詞

    • 1. a twisted or bent condition, state, or form their facial contortions are hilarious
    • a thing that is complex and difficult to follow as a result of being deliberately distorted officials performed linguistic contortions trying to avoid a definitive answer
    • 2. the skill of twisting and bending one's body into strange and unnatural positions, as a form of entertainment she has been performing contortion internationally for twelve years
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    • IPA[kənˈtɔːʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      a twisted or bent condition, state, or form: their facial contortions are hilarious

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