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To change the shape of something

shape

verb

to form something into a particular shape

reshape

verb

to change the shape of something so that it forms a new shape or returns to its original shape

form

verb

to move together to create a particular shape

bend

verb

to become curved or folded and not straight

screw up

to make something into a smaller shape by squeezing or twisting it

curl

verb

to form a curved or round shape, or give something this shape

deform

verb

to change shape, or to make something change its shape, in a way that is not attractive or good

twist

verb

to bend or turn into a different shape

bunch

verb

to form a tight round shape, or to make something do this

work

verb

to shape a substance such as metal in a particular way, especially using tools

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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