Dictionary Results for twisting

1. twisting - noun

· the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Synonym(s): distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture

Hypernym(s): falsification, misrepresentation

2. twisting - noun

· the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

Synonym(s): spin, twirl, twist, whirl

Hypernym(s): rotation, rotary_motion

3. twist - verb

· to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"

Synonym(s): writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm

Hypernym(s): move

4. twist - verb

· cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

Synonym(s): flex, bend, deform, turn

Hypernym(s): change_shape, change_form, deform

5. twist - verb

· turn in the opposite direction; "twist one's head"

Hypernym(s): turn

6. twist - verb

· form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"

Synonym(s): twine, distort

Hypernym(s): change_shape, change_form, deform

Antonym(s): untwist

7. twist - verb

· form into twists; "Twist the strips of dough"

Hypernym(s): shape, form

8. twist - verb

· extend in curves and turns; "The road winds around the lake"; "the path twisted through the forest"

Synonym(s): wind, curve

Hypernym(s): be

9. twist - verb

· do the twist

Hypernym(s): dance, trip_the_light_fantastic, trip_the_light_fantastic_toe

10. twist - verb

· twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"

Synonym(s): wrench

Hypernym(s): pull

11. twist - verb

· practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive; "Don't twist my words"

Synonym(s): twist_around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate

Hypernym(s): denote, refer

12. twist - verb

· twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"

Synonym(s): sprain, wrench, turn, wrick, rick

Hypernym(s): injure, wound

13. twisting - adjective

· marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

Synonym(s): tortuous, twisty, winding, voluminous

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