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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

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Another reason for the use of screw propellers is connected with providing floatation on the water, because screws are hollow and their volume provides additional positive floatability of the whole vehicle.
the effect of the water flow produced by the screw propeller on the ship board.
Experts believe a series of female harbour seals were lured into the screw propellers because they produced the same sounds as mating calls.
Instead of the usual screw propellers you find on boats or underwater vehicles, Finnegan has four flippers, known to engineers as flapping foils, that roll and twist through the water.
Although the most well-known illustration of the Turtle shows screw propellers, this is historically inaccurate they more resembled two-armed windmills.
These include the circular saw, a mechanical fruit peeler, a double-chamber iron stove, the washing machine, wrinkle-resistant fabric, the flat-sided broom, screw propellers, sulfur matches and dozens of farm tools.