DISTORTION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of distortion
Definition:
n. mistake of misrepresenting the facts
Example:
Couldn't the sellers afford a photographer with a decent shift lens to remove the vertical distortion from the image of their building?
Sentence in Classic:
In the place where it had been was something that was fearful in its strained distortion and in the sounds that came from it.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Old as Pizarro, this whiteness keeps her ruins for ever new; admits not the cheerful greenness of complete decay; spreads over her broken ramparts the rigid pallor of an apoplexy that fixes its own distortions.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He sponged out lines and remade them; but he only distorted them more than ever, and the tittering was more pronounced.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
They ran about with the mirror; and at last there was not a land or a person who was not represented distorted in the mirror.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Rumours of a wonderful farm, where the human beings had been turned out and the animals managed their own affairs, continued to circulate in vague and distorted forms, and throughout that year a wave of rebelliousness ran through the countryside.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
She had broadened out all over, and in her face at the time when she was speaking of the actress there was an evil expression of hatred that distorted it.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The twitching increased, the handsome mouth was drawn to one side (only now did Pierre realize how near death his father was), and from that distorted mouth issued an indistinct, hoarse sound.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The count, pipe in hand, was pacing up and down the room, when Natasha, her face distorted by anger, burst in like a tempest and approached her mother with rapid steps.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When he saw Natasha he waved his arms despairingly and burst into convulsively painful sobs that distorted his soft round face.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context