how to pronounce contortionist


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contortionist is pronounced in four syllables

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meanings of contortionist


  1. One who twists words and phrases.
  2. An acrobat who is capable of twisting his or her body into unusual positions.

contortionist frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word contortionist occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contortionist can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contortionist can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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