how to pronounce contort

/kənˈtɔːɹt/

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contort is pronounced in two syllables

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kəntɔːɹt

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An example use of contort in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… the powder I'm using water contort it's …”

meanings of contort

verb:

  1. To twist into or as if into a strained shape or expression.
  2. To twist in a violent manner.

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