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warp

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an immaterial thing upon which something else rests

  • an unshakable belief in the essential goodness of humankind is the warp of his philosophy
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warp

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1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of

  • the faulty English translation really warps the meaning of the original Russian text
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3 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition

  • freezing warped the plastic, and now the cover wonʼt fit
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deform, distort, contort, warp means to mar or spoil by or as if by twisting. deform may imply a change of shape through stress, injury, or accident of growth.
    • a face deformed by hatred
distort and contort both imply a wrenching from the natural or normal, but contort suggests a more involved twisting and a more grotesque and painful result.
    • the odd camera angle distorts the figure
    • disease had contorted her body
warp indicates an uneven shrinking that bends or twists out of a flat plane.
    • warped floorboards


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