entwist

verb

en·​twist in-ˈtwist How to pronounce entwist (audio)
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entwisted; entwisting; entwists

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Word History

First Known Use

1590, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of entwist was in 1590

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“Entwist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/entwist. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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