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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 coiling, spiral, helical, involute, screwlike, windingRelated Words circular; curling, curving, swirly, twistingNear Antonyms 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 extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yankRelated Words mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms 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 coil, wind, curl, entwine, spiral, twine, twistRelated Words 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 straighten


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