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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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This suggests that boards with relatively high amounts of twist required relatively high amounts of torque to remove the warp.
The new waveguide twists from Pasternack are in-stock and ready to ship now.
TOP TIP Work your twists around the outside of the pony - this will ensure you take consistent sections for each twist.
Over time, the operations of Twist Solutions will be integrated into Aldridge's Dallas operation, which is led by senior vice president Bryan Gregory.
Not long after the American Civil War, the Italian military adopted the Carcano rifle which had a gain twist barrel.
If you're not up to speed on twist rate nomenclature, twist rates are expressed in terms of turns per inch.
Jim Carmichel, whose wisdom I trust in all things involving the rifle, once wrote, "No shooting subject is more likely to make one sound like an expert, and at the same time prove him a fool, than a discussion of rifling twist.
This innovative technology allows an increase of process productivity of 33%, with the same energy consumption as the standard double twist spindle.
EXERCISES Jumping twists: As you jump twist your hips one way and your torso the other.
Using the 2005 Twist and Shout convention in Las Vegas as a lens, it reveals a world where balloon twisting crosses the line from casual entertainment to--literally and figuratively--serious business.
Advanced students may find the transformation, twist, to be of further interest.
QUESTION OF THE DAY Should Ruby Walsh ride Master Minded or Twist Magic in the Champion Chase?
Twist is an oncogene, one of many genes we are born with that have the potential to turn normal cells into malignant ones.