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twist

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1 a forceful rotating or pulling motion for the purpose of dislodging something
  • With a forceful twist she loosened the bolt.
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twist

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1 to change so much as to create a wrong impression or alter the meaning of
  • My enemies will twist my words, but you'll only hear the truth out of me.
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2 to follow a circular or spiral course
  • The path gently twisted down the hill.
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3 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • I twisted my wrist around to stretch it.
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4 to move by or as if by a forceful rotation
  • kept twisting the cap until it came free
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5 to make jerky or restless movements
  • The dental patient twisted nervously in the chair.
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6 to cause to twine about one another
  • She has the habit of idly twisting the strands of her hair while daydreaming.
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