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Antonyms for untwist

cause to become untwisted

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Some final thoughts: 1) Any time you twist or untwist a cable to change its length, you need to shoot the bow several times to allow the strings to settle in before you can fully trust the results of the change.
Its admirable goals of disclosure, redress, and healing are sought not just in the novels studied--the novel is the favourite form--but through the perspicacity of critics who untwist the stories' twisted, gothic shapes and put them to therapeutic use, "doing a certain kind of cultural cathartic work, enabling Canadians to speak the crime that has no name" (Cynthia Sugars).
I felt my bun untwist and my hair cascade down my back.
After drying, simply untwist each section, finger through and spray again.
If they come strung, just untwist the string until they are all facing the same direction.
The Aberdeen defenders did well to untwist themselves in time for that amazing 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich on Thursday night because the magic of McGeady had them tied in knots last Sunday.
When we wanted breakfast in our room, rather than a tray dumped on a coffee table, Anil would lay the dining table, open the cereal packets, and even untwist the tops of the marmalade pots.
But I have seen well-greased o-rings slowly untwist in their glands after installation.
Unfortunately, traditional tube bushes can only be rotated in a single direction, due to the spiral wire construction and its tendency to untwist.
Untwist the knots, leaving your hair in tight ringlets.
I crawled into the flimsy tent, spent half an hour trying to untwist my sleeping bag, and fell unexpectedly into a deep and soundless sleep.
I bring up Spanish Mass because, for Catholics, the liturgy offers a perfect way to tune the ear and untwist the tongue.
Untwist the wire cage but do not remove it (some experts remove the wire cage).
instead of absorbing those torsional energies, drive shafts will attempt to untwist, reacting like springs.
For me, the monthly hair ritual consist, of rising early to untwist my thick, "awfully curly" (one woman's description) tresses.