[v] assume a different shape or form
[v] alter the shape of (something) by stress; "His body was deformed by leprosy"
[v] become misshapen; "The sidewalk deformed during the earthquake"
[v] cause to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
[v] twist and press out of shape
[v] make formless; "the heat deformed the plastic sculpture"