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contortive

[kuh n-tawr-tiv] /kənˈtɔr tɪv/
adjective
1.
characterized by, tending toward, or causing contortions or twisting:
contortive movements; contortive pain; contortive alleyways.
Origin of contortive
1855-1860
1855-60; contort + -ive
Related forms
contortively, adverb
uncontortive, adjective
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