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Adjective
Having one or more bends or angles
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“A wry, twisted smile.”
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Departing from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behaviour
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“One of the containers exploded, and the other one has buckled and twisted and there's just nothing left inside.”
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Having a bad or ugly form
“The three survivors sat 300 yards from the twisted wreckage.”
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Having a curve or curves
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Not even or balanced in shape or arrangement
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Very complicated or detailed
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Giving a misleading or false account or impression; misrepresented
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Knobbly, rough, and twisted, especially with age
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Forming opinions without just cause
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Twisted
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Comically or repulsively ugly or distorted
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Having been worked or prepared somehow
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Squeezed out
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Making fun of death, illness, or misfortune
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Vermicular
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Difficult to understand because it has been distorted
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Out of place or not compatible
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Displaying a lack of sensibleness or judgment
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Using or characterized by irony
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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 spin quickly and lightly round, especially repeatedly
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“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
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“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 bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Past tense for to deviate from a course or straight line
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Past tense for cause to become twisted together with or caught in
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Past tense for to twist or pinch with a sharp or sudden movement
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Past tense for wrinkle
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Past tense for to cover or wrap around tightly or closely
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Past tense for mix by pressing
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Past tense for to throw or toss quickly
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Past tense for to wiggle, fidget or play with
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Past tense for 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 maneuver
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Past tense for to mimic humorously
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Past tense for be in or move into a sloping position
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