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screw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of screw

  1. 1 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition screwed up his face at the taste of the medicine Synonyms of screw deform, distort, misshape, contort, squinch, torture, warpWords Related to screw deface, disfigure; wrench, wrest, wring; coil, curl, loop, spiral, twine, wind, wreatheNear Antonyms of screw straighten, unbend, uncurl

  2. 2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats managed to screw his siblings out of their share of the inheritance Synonyms of screw beat, bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, chouse, con, cozen, defraud, diddle, do, do in, euchre, fiddle, flimflam, gaff, gyp, hose [slang], hustle, mulct, nobble [British slang], pluck, ream, rip off, rook, fleece, shake down, short, shortchange, skin, skunk, squeeze, stick, stiff, sting, sucker, swindle, thimblerig, victimizeWords Related to screw extort, wrench, wrest, wring; clip, gouge, nick, overcharge, soak; exploit, milk; deceive, dupe, fool, gull, trick; rope (in); betray, bitch, double-cross; bamboozle, fast-talk


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