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Synonyms for twist

Synonyms for twist

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

a clever, unexpected new trick or method

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an unforeseen development

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an interpretation of a text or action

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the act of rotating rapidly

a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

a circular segment of a curve

a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

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a jerky pulling movement

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a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music

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the act of winding or twisting

turning or twisting around (in place)

to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

turn in the opposite direction

form into twists

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extend in curves and turns

twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

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practice sophistry

twist suddenly so as to sprain

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Although the concept of Paint and Sip has been around for years, Painting with a Twist founders Cathy Deano and Renee Maloney have perfected it into a successful business formula.
Twist and pin this in the centre of the ponytail so it sits on top of the other sections.
Twist allegedly fled the scene leaving the wreckage of the car and damaged property behind.
224" barrels, both with a 1:12" twist, both firing identical 50-grain bullets.
Even champion trainer Paul Nicholls has voiced doubts about Twist Magic showing himself to advantage at other tracks.
The study has shown that the presence of Twist, along with changes in two other biomarkers - CD 24 and CD44 - even without EMT, announces the presence of this critical sub-group of stem cells.
At about the same time as the air twist, the opaque or cotton twist was developed - although its heyday was slightly later, from 1760-80.
Prosecutor Tracey Willingham said Twist went to the Anglia Ltd depot in Dyserth and grabbed Ms Thomas by the hair, even though Ms Thomas tried to explain she hardly knew Twist's boyfriend.
Written by avid outdoorswoman Josie Daval, The Wright Twist is a historical fiction novel for young adults.
The Twist Lunge is just what it sounds like, a lunge with a twist.
Lunge forward and twist the plate, ball or dumbbell above the lunging leg in a sweeping motion.
The goal is not to have a rainbow flag implanted into their brain," says Matt Farber of the artists at Music With a Twist, the new LGBT-oriented record label recently launched by Sony Music.
Twist each strand to the middle of the back of your head.
This paper presents a new sawing technique to minimize the problem of twist in material from small-diameter logs.
Twist-Up Crayons are fun to use too--simply twist the dial on the bottom of the crayon to advance the crayon tip to the desired length.