(a) [U] contortingor being contorted (esp of the face or body) 扭曲, 扭歪, 走样（尤指脸部或躯体）.
(b) [C] instance or result of this 扭曲; 扭歪; 走样
*the contortions of a yoga expert 瑜伽高手的柔软动作.
a twisted position or movement that looks surprising or strange
I could not force my body into the contortions required by classical ballet.
when something is twisted so that it does not have its normal shape
involuntary muscle contortion
something difficult you have to do in order to achieve something
He went through a series of amazing contortions to get Karen a work permit.