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Language: Old English
Origin: weorpan 'to throw'

warp

1 verb
     
warp1
1 [intransitive and transitive] if something warps, or if heat or cold warps it, it becomes bent or twisted, and loses its original shape:
The door must be warped. It won't close properly.
2 [transitive] to influence someone in a way that has a harmful effect on how they think or behave:
You mustn't allow your dislike of her to warp your judgement.

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