Definition of Detorting

1. Verb. (present participle of detort) ¹



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Definition of Detorting

1. detort [v] - See also: detort

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Detorting

detonation
detonations
detonative
detonator
detonators
detonization
detonizations
detonize
detonized
detonizes
detonizing
detorsion
detorsions
detort
detorted
detorting (current term)
detortion
detorts
detour
detoured
detouring
detournement
detournements
detours
detox
detoxed
detoxer
detoxers
detoxes
detoxicant

Literary usage of Detorting

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1. A History of the Theory of Elasticity and of the Strength of Materials: From by Isaac Todhunter (1893)
"By repeated application of the same torting and detorting loads L and — L' the maximum of tort reached by the torting sinks and the minimum reached by the ..."

2. The Works of John Donne: With a Memoir of His Life by John Donne (1839)
"This first resurrection is then without any detorting, any violence, very appliable to Christ himself, ..."

3. Sacred Classics: Or, Cabinet Library of Divinity by Henry Stebbing, Richard Cattermole (1835)
"... and ' blessed and holy is he that hath part in that first resurrection.' IV. This first resurrection is then without any detorting, any violence, ..."

4. Select Works of John Bale ...: Containing the Examinations of Lord Cobham by John Bale, Henry Christmas (1849)
"... after the doctrine of Paul: another, in that they have wilfully, upon a set malice, resisted the known verity, detorting it to their own proper lust. ..."

5. A Search Made Into Matters of Religion by Francis Walsingham (1843)
"in detorting of Scripture. See whether there be any spark in him of an honest man. Surely he is a chosen vessel of the devil. ..."

6. Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of by John Milton (1819)
"... be pursued without incurring the imputation of singularity, it is to be preferred to forcibly detorting proper names to the genius of another language. ..."

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