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screws

verb
present tense third-person singular of screw

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1 to twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition
  • screwed up his face at the taste of the medicine

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2 to rob by the use of trickery or threats
  • managed to screw his siblings out of their share of the inheritance

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“Screws.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/screws. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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