- [noun] a twist or aberration; especially a perverse or abnormal way of judging or acting
- [noun] a shape distorted by twisting or folding
- [noun] a moral or mental distortion
- [noun] yarn arranged lengthways on a loom and crossed by the woof
- [verb] make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Synonyms: falsify, distort, garble
- [verb] bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
Synonyms: heave, buckle