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Synonyms for twist

Synonyms for twist

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

to alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of

to give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

a clever, unexpected new trick or method

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an unforeseen development

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an interpretation of a text or action

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the act of rotating rapidly

a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments

a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

a circular segment of a curve

a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself

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a jerky pulling movement

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a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music

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the act of winding or twisting

turning or twisting around (in place)

to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

turn in the opposite direction

form into twists

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extend in curves and turns

twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates

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practice sophistry

twist suddenly so as to sprain

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The device features a twistable handle and what is described as a powerful multispeed motor.
Pathway Lighting introduces a new "twistable" technology with a standardized socket which accepts a LED twistable lamp module from any manufacturer.
Smartphones detecting bad breath and ra diation, twistable remote controls and a super-thin tablet computer were just some of the gadgets on show at Asia's biggest tech fair in Japan.
Play consists of following a series of audio commands issued through speakers by the toy, which has multiple inputs including pull-handles, twistable cranks, spinnable wheels, toggle switches, and a centrally located large round button that is pressed to start the game.
Uflex also developed an antistatic twistable PET film, which complies with the FDA and EU for food contact.
patent (#6361324) for a pyramidal Rubik's Cube toy whose twistable faces contain elements.
This year, Bare and his father co-produced "Twistable, Turnable Man: A Musical Tribute to the Songs of Shel Silverstein." Both Bares perform a song on the project, which also features appearances by Kristofferson, members of My Morning Jacket, Lucinda Williams, Nanci Griffith, John Prine and Eugene's Black Francis.
Clean Ring Clean, a cone mop with plastic sleeve featuring a cotton, twistable mop.
Yet, in a chapter with the beautiful title "The Twistable is Not Testable," de Jasay (3) points out, from a libertarian point of view, the absurd inconsistencies Popper entangles himself in by trying to reconcile liberty and democracy using a "social technology ...
Cubix light from Goodss, a modern Chinese lantern with a twistable frame that cleverly modulates the intensity and direction of illumination.
The twistable spout and handle regulate flow brilliantly.