Distort sentence examples

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  • The bard will exaggerate or distort his story.

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  • He protests against its use for controversial pamphlets which distort the truth.

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  • Boiler plates undergo in sharing and assembling an intermediate degree of distort' and therefore they must be given an intermediate carbon-content, following the general rule that the carbon-content and hence the strength should be as great as is consistent with retaining the degree of ductility and the shock-resisting power which the object will need in actual use.

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  • Without a personal knowledge of affairs a writer will inevitably distort the true relations and importance of events (xii.

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  • This prejudice, establishing itself in familiar speech, has descended from antiquity to modern times, colouring, when it does not distort, the narratives of biographers and the criticisms of commentators.

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  • Those who kept in touch with the old literature - men such as Beldiman, Marcovici and Negrutin - were able even in their metrical translations to do justice to the originals and at the same time not to distort the character of the Rumanian language.

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  • Taking Pomponius Atticus as his political model, he was persuaded that a man, a lawyer and a judge could best serve his country and benefit his countrymen by holding aloof from partisanship and its violent prejudices, which are so apt to distort and confuse the judgment.

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  • Construction begins with Speedo's anti-fog lenses, which are set into a rigid frame that is actually molded around them, virtually eliminating any chance that the lenses will flex and distort a swimmer's vision.

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  • To find the circumference of the finger, cut a strip of paper no more than one-quarter of an inch wide (any wider may distort measurements because most rings are thin) and wrap it comfortably around the finger where the ring will rest.

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  • Typically the more heavily curved glasses will distort vision with prescription lenses, but some manufacturers have the enhanced technology to create these types of glasses with minimal distortion.

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  • Why not befriend nature (ie human nature) instead trying to distort it with cruelty?

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  • chipboard base panels to swell and distort.

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  • It is certainly true to say that to project the world in which we look round onto a flat plane is to distort it.

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  • If he attend not to the justice of his land, Ea, the king of fates, shall distort his lot, &c.'" Further illustrations of ethical teaching may be found in the litany or confession of a penitent cited by Mr Johns in the same paper (p. 303).

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  • Thereupon the Newtonian analysis which preceded this synthesis, became forgotten; until at last Mill in his Logic, neglecting the Principia, had the temerity to distort Newton's discovery, which was really a pure example of analytic deduction, into a mere hypothetical deduction; as if the author of the saying " Hypotheses non lingo" started from the hypothesis of a centripetal force to the sun, and thence deductively explained the facts of planetary motion, which reciprocally verified the hypothesis.

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  • In particular, guidance through the mechanism of a trade association may distort competition on price.

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  • distort the reality.

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  • distort due to the high power load (e.g.

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  • Sadly, removing tariffs without eliminating subsidy will continue to distort world prices resulting in food surpluses from highly mechanized farms in industrialized countries.

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  • Even from your own number men will arise and distort the truth in order to draw away disciples after them.

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  • These kitchen workhorses are made from a special heavy duty rigid alloy that won't distort in the oven.

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  • distort the truth " .

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  • These issues may impact previously published results but are not thought to materially distort the " All Office " results.

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  • eyeglasses cemented to their faces to distort their vision for up to 12 weeks at a time.

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  • fervid imagination to distort any text to refer to him.

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  • neodymium speakers fail to distort with a range of different tracks tested.

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  • oblique angle which can distort the typeface to some extent.

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  • Some examples were given of how corporate involvement may distort professional perceptions of independent scrutiny.

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  • The bed does not sag or distort (even a decade later it remains the same ).

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  • 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.

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  • The bed does not sag or distort (even a decade later it remains the same).

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  • These kitchen workhorses are made from a special heavy duty rigid alloy that wo n't distort in the oven.

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  • File Cabinets - Inexpensive file cabinets are sometimes made of soft wood or metal that can distort easily.

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  • Paint Shop Pro's powerful features allow users to render light effects, paint on images, warp and distort pictures, and create fine art by clicking a few buttons.

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  • Similarly, electric guitar players use amps and pedals to delay, distort, modulate and modify the sound of the guitar until it is almost unrecognizable at times.

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  • Even if you manage to manhandle them into place, they'll distort and give you trouble later.

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  • Wetting it will cause the fabric to stretch or distort, and as it dries it won't regain its original shape.

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  • Along with that, time and age may distort memory so that what is recalled isn't quite accurate.

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  • The contact can also distort the mask, which can lead to troublesome leaks.

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  • If you're wearing swimming goggles that do not fit properly on the face, water could leak in and distort your vision as well as irritating your eyes.

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  • These types of lenses are not recommended for driving, however, because they may distort the appearance of LCD screen displays.

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  • That means you can distort the image of your eye, giving them a cat eye appearance, for example.

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  • Without this technology, those oils and contaminants could easily distort your vision.

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  • It doesn't distort the colors of objects, but it cuts glare.

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  • These may distort images and not give you the clarity you're hoping for in low light situations.

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  • Other times, it can distort your perception of a game, or permanently alter it, forcing you to reinstall it to get it back to normal.

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  • You push it in and out repeatedly to distort the music, thus producing a totally rockin' wail sound that will make old people hate you.

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  • Both benign and malignant bone tumors can distort and weaken bone and cause pain, but benign tumors are generally painless and asymptomatic.

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  • It is a potentially fatal condition that can deform bone structure and distort the appearance.

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  • A pure diamond is the crystalline form of carbon, free from additional minerals or elements that may distort the stone and its exacting structure.

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  • Be very familiar with the interlocking "G" shaped Gucci logo, as fakes may distort its shape.

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  • The eye has a strong horizontal orientation, so is best used in broad surfaces or areas where the curve of the body shape will not distort the tattoo.

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  • distort competition.

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  • The frames should be comfortable, the hinges should move smoothly, and the lenses should not distort your vision.

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