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contortion

kuhn tawr shuhn

  • n  the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
  • n  a tortuous and twisted shape or position
    the acrobat performed incredible contortions

  • The Seattle Central Public Library, an OMA project with jutting irregular floors, or the splendid contortion that will be China Central Television's headquarters in Beijing (now .
  • Take Hicham El Guerrouj, Morocco's rendition of a Giacometti stick figure, who stayed ahead of Kenya's Bernard Lagat seemingly by dint of facial contortion alone to capture a long .
  • Trumble watches it arc through art, anthropology and advertising - "a fabulously versatile contortion," he concludes, "capable of many meanings.
News & Articles

  • Traffic study proposed for problematic Mandeville intersection
    It's been described as one of the worst intersections in Mandeville, where even police officers don't feel safe while doing traffic enforcement. Now, City Councilwoman Carla Buchholz wants to look into redesigning the hazardous lane contortion where North Causeway Boulevard...
    June 26, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
Quotes

  • Scott Sonnon in Courier Mail
    Sonnon describes CST as, "Yoga without contortion; tai chi without complication; meditation without boredom; weights without pain; fitness without machines; health and longevity for life."

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