The correct answer is twist.
B. separate forcibly
C. undo a civil wrong
The correct answer is (A) To twist; to bend out of shape; to make crooked or deformed. Also, to misrepresent or distort (facts, statements, motives); pervert the meaning of; to give a false meaning to.
Distort comes from Latin distorquere (twist).
Examples of use:
- The arthritis had distorted his hands.
- He distorts facts in order to protect his self-image.