the act of twisting or deforming the shape of something (e.g., yourself)
a tortuous and twisted shape or position;
"they built a tree house in the tortuosities of its boughs"
"the acrobat performed incredible contortions"
- The incidents of sexual violence laid bare the horrible contortion of human nature inflicted by war.
- Like a man possessed in slo-mo, he bends from one contortion to another as he explores hidden aspects of his newly minted universe.
- contortion movement 曲解动作
The contortions of ten crucified martyrs.出自： R. W. Emerson