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Synonyms for screw

have intercourse with

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cheat

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squeeze

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put the screws on someone

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screw something up: contort

screw something up: bungle

screw you or that

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  • sod you or that
  • coerce
  • bugger you or that
  • fuck you or that

Synonyms for screw

someone who guards prisoners

a simple machine of the inclined-plane type consisting of a spirally threaded cylindrical rod that engages with a similarly threaded hole

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a propeller with several angled blades that rotates to push against water or air

turn like a screw

cause to penetrate, as with a circular motion

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tighten or fasten by means of screwing motions

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defeat someone through trickery or deceit

References in classic literature ?
Osborne's seat, about a mile from Penstruthal, in North Wales ; and at 7 minutes past 11, every thing being ready for departure, the balloon was set free, rising gently but steadily, in a direction nearly South ; no use being made, for the first half hour, of either the screw or the rudder.
We were all now anxious to test the efficiency of the rudder and screw, and we put them both into requisition forthwith, for the purpose of altering our direction more to the eastward, and in a line for Paris.
It has veered, however, very considerably to the north ; and now, at sundown, we are holding our course due west, principally by the screw and rudder, which answer their purposes to admiration.
The electricity produced passes forward, where it works, by electro-magnets of great size, on a system of levers and cog-wheels that transmit the movement to the axle of the screw. This one, the diameter of which is nineteen feet, and the thread twenty-three feet, performs about 120 revolutions in a second."
The screw-guns are tiny little cannon made in two pieces, that are screwed together when the time comes to use them.
But we must hope that he will perceive and turn a second screw, which will have the effect of bringing the horse back to earth."
Then he began to think it was time to come down, and took for granted that, in order to do this, it was only needful to turn the screw the reverse way; but, to his surprise and horror, he found that, turn as he might, he did not make the smallest impression.
At last, when it was growing dark, I found another screw, and on turning it, the horse began slowly to sink towards the earth.
He mounted first and helped the princess up behind; then, when she was firmly seated, with her hands holding tightly to his belt, he touched the screw, and the horse began to leave the earth quickly behind him.
The very first rule of thumb before removal attempt is to secure the proper parallel driver or bit that fully fits and bottoms out in the screw slot.
Each aspect of screw plasticating depends on many different properties to optimize the feeding, melting, and pumping characteristics, making for an extensive list.
Pedicle screw fixation with rod constructs has attained global acceptance for stable spine fixation.1 A variety of techniques have been described in modern literature with free hand techniques having the unique advantage of being universally applicable, especially in the developing world with a dearth of equipment.2 These free-hand techniques rely heavily on a surgeon's experience and ability to locate the pedicle entry point with anatomical landmarks.