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corkscrew

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of corkscrew

  1. turning around an axis like the thread of a screw an angelic child with beautiful corkscrew curls Synonyms of corkscrew coiling, spiral, helical, involute, screwlike, windingWords Related to corkscrew circular; curling, curving, swirly, twistingNear Antonyms of corkscrew lineal, linear, right, straight


corkscrew

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of corkscrew

  1. 1 to draw out by force or with effort practically every word had to be corkscrewed out of the tight-lipped witness Synonyms of corkscrew extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yankWords Related to corkscrew mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms of corkscrew implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge

  2. 2 to follow a circular or spiral course the trail corkscrews through dense woods to the top of the steep hill Synonyms of corkscrew coil, wind, curl, entwine, spiral, twine, twistWords Related to corkscrew arc, arch, bend, crook, curve, hook, sweep, swerve, turn, veer, wheel; swirl, whirl; circle, encircle, loop; enlace, interlace, intertwine, lace; bow, bulge; meander, weave, zigzagNear Antonyms of corkscrew straighten



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