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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·tort·ed, a.
 1. Twisted, or twisted together. “A contorted chain of icicles.”
 2. Bot. (a) Twisted back upon itself, as some parts of plants. (b) Arranged so as to overlap each other; as, petals in contorted or convolute æstivation.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 contorted
      adj 1: twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); "his mad
             contorted smile"; "writhed lips"; "my writhen
             features"- Walter scott [syn: writhed, writhen]
      2: strained or wrenched out of normal shape; "old trees with
         contorted branches"; "scorched and distorted fragments of
         steel"; "trapped under twisted steel girders" [syn: distorted,
          twisted]