Synonyms of 'deform'
to put (something) out of shape or spoil its appearanceSevere rheumatoid arthritis deforms limbs.
These items could be used to injure or disfigure someone.
A bomb exploded, seriously injuring five people.
He had been warned that another bad fall could cripple him for life.
The original decor was all ruined during renovation.
The scar was discreet enough not to mar his good looks.
It is important not to let mistakes spoil your life.
His arm was mutilated in an industrial accident.
One man has lost his life; another has been maimed.
It's illegal to deface banknotes.
to put (something) out of shape or spoil its appearancePlastic deforms when subjected to heat.
Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
The car was left a mess of twisted metal.
Rainwater had warped the door's timber.
A freak wave had buckled the deck.
His body was mangled beyond recognition.
contort, , ,
His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
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in the sense of buckle
to bend or cause to bend out of shape, esp. as a result of pressure or heatA freak wave had buckled the deck.
in the sense of contort
to twist or bend out of shapeHis face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
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