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Having one or more bends or angles
“A very twisted road goes down to this cove, and it is very steep too.”
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Forced out of its natural or proper shape
“The three survivors sat 300 yards from the twisted wreckage.”
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Braided or twined, such as into knots
“This guest wears her twisted braids in a loose ponytail on the red carpet.”
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Characterized by abnormal and morally unacceptable practices or tendencies
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“What unfolded over the course of the four-year investigation was a twisted and sordid tale of small-town evil that shocked even hardened investigators.”
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Difficult to understand due to being complicated or convoluted
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“A complex and twisted plot is in fact what Stendhal and Dickens construct in their novels.”
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Sharply curved or having an angle
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Twisting or slanting to one side
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Twisted together untidily
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Knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age
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Comically or repulsively ugly or distorted
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Intolerant, forming opinions based on one's prejudices
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Considering or favouring only one side of a matter
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Having been worked or prepared
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Squeezed out
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Using or expressing dry, especially mocking, humour
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Characterized by a morbid or eerie nature, vibe or feeling
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Vermicular
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Difficult to understand because it has been distorted
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Displaying a lack of sensibleness or good judgment
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Out of place or not compatible
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Tampered with to give a misleading or false account or impression
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To have made something more complex
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Past tense for to take or have a winding course
“Beginning in Provincetown, the road would twist, turn, and run in various compass directions along the bayside of the Cape.”
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Past tense for to cause to rotate around a stationary point
“Involuntarily, she began to twist the ring on her finger out of habit.”
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Past tense for to coil something (around something else)
“Eva nodded once more, and began to twist a lock of hair around her index finger.”
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Past tense for to twine something together, or become intertwined
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“The right thumb and forefinger are used to twist the threads together.”
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Past tense for to wrench with a turning action
“They twist a cloth into a doughnut shape and put it on their heads.”
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(especially a limb) Past tense for to force or be forced out of the natural form or position
“When you twist an ankle or wrench a knee, it isn't just the tendons and ligaments that get yanked.”
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Past tense for to alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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“He is subsequently forced to twist and bend the truth to justify his crimes.”
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Past tense for to move in a wriggling or writhing fashion
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“She tried to wriggle and twist around in the confined space, but could only move fractionally.”
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Past tense for to distort or be distorted
“Henry Royce did not approve of full-sized bumpers, as he considered there was a possibility that they would twist the chassis in the event of a collision.”
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Past tense for to frown or show displeasure facially
“Her face would twist into a sinister look, her thin lips would pucker, and her eyes would turn as gray as frostbite.”
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Past tense for to turn, move or face in another direction
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Past tense for to take, pull or remove by force
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Past tense for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Past tense for to distort or influence in a negative way
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Past tense for to wiggle, fidget or play with
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Past tense for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Past tense for to twist or pinch with a sharp or sudden movement
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Past tense for to cover or wrap around tightly or closely
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Past tense for to turn over, or cause to turn over, with a sudden quick movement
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Past tense for to sway to and fro
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Past tense for to manipulate or influence an event
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Past tense for to select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone
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Past tense for to handle, maneuver or manipulate something in a skillful manner
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Past tense for to mimic humorously
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