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kink

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  1. 1 a painful sudden tightening of a muscle got a kink in my neck from lying in that awkward position for too long Synonyms of kink charley horse, crick, cramp, spasmWords Related to kink contraction, jerk, pang, stitch, twinge, twitch

  2. 2 an odd or peculiar habit the boss's fondness for nicknames is one of those kinks that staffers just have to put up with Synonyms of kink crotchet, curiosity, eccentricity, erraticism, individualism, idiosyncrasy, mannerism, oddity, peculiarity, quiddity, quip, quirk, singularity, tic, trick, twistWords Related to kink affectation, airs; attribute, characteristic, mark, property, trait; custom, habit, pattern, practice (also practise), way, wont; addiction; abnormality, neuroticism, perversion, weirdness; disposition, genius, leaning, partiality; bent, inclination, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency, turn; attitude, character, humor, identity, individuality, nature, personality, temperamentNear Antonyms of kink conformity, sameness

  3. 3 a sudden impulsive and apparently unmotivated idea or action whenever he got a kink in his head, he'd drop whatever he was doing to pursue this latest obsession Synonyms of kink bee, caprice, crank, fancy, freak, humor, whim, maggot, megrim, notion, vagary, vagrancy, whimsy (also whimsey)Words Related to kink capriciousness, fancifulness, fantasy (also phantasy), freakishness, impetuosity, whimsicality; conceit; concept, conception, image, impression, mind's eye, picture, thought; brainstorm, inspiration


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