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Adjective
Marked by a long series of irregular curves
“A wry, twisted smile.”
Adjective
Forced out of its natural or proper shape; crumpled
“One of the containers exploded, and the other one has buckled and twisted and there's just nothing left inside.”
Adjective
Crooked
Adjective
Perverted
“The three survivors sat 300 yards from the twisted wreckage.”
Verb
Simple past tense for take or have a winding course
“The palace where this wild party occurs is oddly arranged, however, with a series of seven rooms that twist and wind beyond the view of the other.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
“He is forced to twist and bend the truth to justify his crimes.”
Verb
Simple past tense for move one's body so that the shoulders and hips are facing in different directions
“Her body begins to twist when she feels me on her shoulder.”
Verb
Simple past tense for move in a wriggling or writhing fashion
“She tried to wriggle and twist around, but could only move fractionally.”
Verb
Simple past tense for cause to rotate around a stationary point; turn
“Always twist wires together securely before twisting on the wire nut.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to wind or twine
“Liz hands me a package of Kleenex from her purse, and I twist a few together, running them under the unsteady stream of ice cold water.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to distort or be distorted
“The force of the impact had twisted the chassis.”
Verb
“Her face twisted with rage.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to wrench with a turning action
“They twist a cloth into a doughnut shape and put it on their heads.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to force or be forced out of the natural form or position
“She stood for a moment, and massaged her neck where it was stiff after being twisted at an awkward angle all night.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to turn one end or part while the other end or parts remain still or turn in the opposite direction
“She twisted a lock of hair around her finger.”
Verb
Past participle for take or have a winding course
“The palace where this wild party occurs is oddly arranged, however, with a series of seven rooms that twist and wind beyond the view of the other.”
Verb
Past participle for to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
“He is forced to twist and bend the truth to justify his crimes.”
Verb
Past participle for move one's body so that the shoulders and hips are facing in different directions
“Her body begins to twist when she feels me on her shoulder.”
Verb
Past participle for to wind or twine
“Liz hands me a package of Kleenex from her purse, and I twist a few together, running them under the unsteady stream of ice cold water.”
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