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1    to make or become misshapen or distorted  
2    tr   to mar the beauty of; disfigure  
3    tr   to subject or be subjected to a stress that causes a change of dimensions  
     (C15: from Latin deformare, from de- + forma shape, beauty)  
  deformable      adj  
   deformability             n  
  deformer      n  
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