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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 periodicals archive ?
An increasingly aggressive Beijing is tightening the screws on Taiwan diplomatically and sabre rattling with military drills, but the biggest protests in Taipei in recent months have not been about China relations, which have triggered mass rallies in the past.
Mumbai: The nation's lenders are tightening the screws on borrowers with stricter debt covenants and greater enforcement as the battle to curb delinquent loans intensifies.
While not improving, exactly--one can't improve on masterworks--the ish of Koons's Icarus-style journey is that he has found space, invisible to most others, to work among these forms, tightening the screws. Why not digitize the practice of sculpture?
Tokyo has fallen into line with Washington and its allies in tightening the screws on Moscow after its annexation of the Crimean peninsula, and as Russian troops remain massed on the Ukrainian border.
AFTER tightening the screws on corrupt bureaucrats, the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar has turned its attention to the mukhiya s ( village heads) who have amassed wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income.
IT is abundantly clear from his latest ominous statements, and the manner of their delivery, that Foreign Secretary William Hague positively relishes the prospect of tightening the screws on President Assad of Syria and incidentally his beleaguered people, irrespective of the mayhem and carnage caused to the latter in part by his own quite blatant support and encouragement of an unrepresentative minority, in order ultimately to gain and exercise control over Syria''s oil supplies.