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warp | warped

warp warped
become bent or twisted
  • How to Memorize
    • warp - distort
  • Analysis

    The word ‘warp’ is used to refer to a curve that has developed in something that was originally straight or flat, particularly due to damage caused by water, heat, or cold. In a figurative sense, it can also be used to refer to a deviation or aberration a person has in them that causes them to behave in a strange or harmful way.

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    Synonymspervert, deform, corrupt ,
  • Example(s)
    1. The extreme heat we’ve been having has caused my front door to warp so that it now doesn't close properly.

    2. I don’t believe Kevin properly thought his resignation through. He’s allowed his hatred of his manager to warp his thinking.

    3. That prank was silly and dangerous, but I suppose it appeals to people like you who have a warped sense of humour.