It is a potentially fatal condition that can deform bone structure and distort the appearance.
While many people believe that wearing pointy shoes will cause bunions, you have to have certain genetic tendencies in order for these shoes to cause your feet to deform.
Corsets were also known to deform the rib cage, compress internal organs, and restrict breathing when worn for extended periods of time.
deform when they are loaded.
deform plastically at a definite yield point point or progressively yield.
deform under stress are urgently needed.
Moreover, the very simplifications that had been so far effected brought into view with more clearness such anomalies or pieces of injustice as still continued to deform the law.
Next year he published Le Pape, a vision of the spirit of Christ in appeal against the spirit of Christianity, his ideal follower confronted and contrasted with his nominal vicar; next year again La Pitie supreme, a plea for charity towards tyrants who know not what they do, perverted by omnipotence and degraded by adoration; two years later Religions et religion, a poem which is at once a cry of faith and a protest against the creeds which deform and distort and leave it misshapen and envenomed and defiled; and in the same year L'Ane, a paean of satiric invective against the past follies of learned ignorance, and lyric rapture of confidence in the future wisdom and the final conscience of the world.
Thus we have a tide-producing force tending to deform the body, the action of which is of the same nature as the force producing precession.
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