Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to alter or misrepresent (facts)
The media distorts reality.
Sinonimi
misrepresent
The extent of the current strike is being misrepresented.
,
twist
It's a shame the way the media can twist your words.
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bias
We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
, ,
pervert
attempting to pervert the course of justice
,
slant
The coverage was deliberately slanted to make the home team look good.
,
colour
He wrote a highly coloured account of his childhood.
,
misinterpret
The Prince's words had been misinterpreted.
,
falsify
The charges against him include fraud, bribery, and falsifying business records.
,
(verbo ) 
Definition
to twist out of shape
Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
Sinonimi
deform
Plastic deforms when subjected to heat.
,
bend
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.
,
twist
The car was left a mess of twisted metal.
,
warp
Rainwater had warped the door's timber.
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buckle
A freak wave had buckled the deck.
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mangle
His body was mangled beyond recognition.
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mangulate (Australian, slang)
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disfigure
ugly new houses which disfigure the countryside
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contort
His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
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gnarl
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misshape
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malform

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of bend
Definition
to form a curve
Bend the bar into a horseshoe.
in the sense of bias
Definition
to cause to have a bias
We mustn't allow it to bias our teaching.
in the sense of buckle
Definition
to bend or cause to bend out of shape, esp. as a result of pressure or heat
A freak wave had buckled the deck.

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