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Adjective
Having one or more bends or angles
Adjective
Characterized by incongruity or asymmetry in shape or form
Noun
A violent or sudden twist or pull
Noun
The act of turning or whirling, as around a fixed center
Noun
Distortion or corruption of the original course, meaning, or state of something
Noun
The act of deforming, or state of being deformed
Verb
Present participle 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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Present participle for to cause to rotate around a stationary point
“Involuntarily, she began to twist the ring on her finger out of habit.”
Verb
Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to wrench with a turning action
“They twist a cloth into a doughnut shape and put it on their heads.”
Verb
(especially a limb) Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle 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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Present participle for to turn, move or face in another direction
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Present participle for to take, pull or remove by force
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Present participle for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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Present participle for to distort or influence in a negative way
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Present participle for to wiggle, fidget or play with
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Present participle for to remove or take out, especially with effort or force
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Present participle for to twist or pinch with a sharp or sudden movement
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Present participle for to cover or wrap around tightly or closely
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Present participle for to make something more complex
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Present participle for to turn over, or cause to turn over, with a sudden quick movement
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Present participle for to sway to and fro
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Present participle for to manipulate or influence an event
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Present participle for to select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone
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Present participle for to handle, maneuver or manipulate something in a skillful manner
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Present participle for to mimic humorously
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