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  Words related to twisting

Related / Similar Words: spin, twirl, twist, whirl, distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, squirming, wiggling, wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhing, tortuous, twisty, winding

 

Definition:
  • the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting";
  • the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean;
  • having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes";
  • marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track";

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    Hyponyms: pirouette, birling, logrolling

     

    Derivational Morphology: spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, birl, twirl, wrench, twist, swirl, twiddle, twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate, overrefine, over-refine, falsify, distort, garble, warp

     

     
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