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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Detort  \De*tort"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Detorted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Detorting}.]  [L.  detortus  p.  p.  of  detorquere  to  turn 
  away  de  +  torquere  to  turn  about  twist:  cf  F. 
  d['e]torquer,  d['e]tordre.] 
  To  turn  form  the  original  or  plain  meaning;  to  pervert;  to 
  wrest.  --Hammond.