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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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It will allow the flow of water from the lake to the Debdon Burn to turn the screw.
Murray had already taken control but an ankle injury to Simon enabled the Scot to turn the screw and set up a quarter-final against world No.
He had taken control but an ankle injury sustained by Simon enabled the Scot to turn the screw and set up a quarter-final against world number 82 Frederico Gil.
AUSTRALIA continued to turn the screw on the third day of the first Test as the Swalec Stadium and that was bad news for the majority of Sporting Index punters, who have got on the short side of the tourists' first-innings runs.
Having suffered for over 20 years under Doug Ellis we should now be in a position to resist the temptation of 'big bucks' offers for our stars and start to turn the screw on our competition.
MAHELA Jayawardene has promised to turn the screw on an England side still trying to forget their Kandy despair.
Sons took the lead through Iain Russell's ninth-minute strike but the Fifers started to turn the screw and Kenny Deuchar had a penalty claim waved away in 29 minutes after a push in the box.
Seemingly set for a clear passage throughout, Paul Garland's bitch can turn the screw from halfway and maintain a strong enough gallop to the finish.
WORCESTERSHIRE failed to turn the screw when they had Northamptonshire struggling at Wantage Road yesterday.
AFTER opening up a four point gap at the top of the table following their victory over Shamrock Rovers, Limerick boss Noel O'Connor is demanding his side turn the screw in the race for promotion.
Jamie Noone scored two tries and skipper Doddie Weir got another but, having led 20-7 at the break, Newcastle failed to turn the screw in the second-half.
IG's JeremyScott said: "The vibe was that Australia would turn the screw and sellers were out in force, especially when Flintoff went at 126 for five.