corkscrew 1 of 2

as in spiral
turning around an axis like the thread of a screw an angelic child with beautiful corkscrew curls

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as in to pull
to draw out by force or with effort practically every word had to be corkscrewed out of the tight-lipped witness

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“Corkscrew.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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