twist

Noun
  • An unforeseen development (synset 107437965)
  • An interpretation of a text or action (synset 107188610)
  • Any clever maneuver (synset 100172070)
  • The act of rotating rapidly (synset 100344075)
  • A sharp strain on muscles or ligaments (synset 114322572)
  • A sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight (synset 113900557)
  • A circular segment of a curve (synset 113891966)
  • A miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself (synset 107447573)
  • A jerky pulling movement (synset 107366509)
  • A hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair (synset 105266995)
  • Social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music
    Was popular in the 1960s (synset 100535668)
  • The act of winding or twisting (synset 100346467)
  • Turning or twisting around (in place) (synset 100346280)
Verb
  • To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (synset 201872363)
  • Cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form (synset 201282617)
  • Turn in the opposite direction (synset 201225209)
  • Form into a spiral shape (synset 201225746)
  • Form into twists (synset 200143734)
  • Extend in curves and turns (synset 202744576)
  • Do the twist (synset 201899512)
  • Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates (synset 201352175)
  • Practice sophistry
    Change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive (synset 200934760)
  • Twist suddenly so as to sprain (synset 200090876)

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