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- v. Present participle of twist.
- n. gerund of twist
- adj. Having many twists
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- a. & n. from twist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Torsion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked by repeated turns and bends
- n. the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
- n. the act of rotating rapidly
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Bear interrupts loudly, his expression twisting into one of irritation, then flat-out rage.
Does the phrase "twisting slowly in the wind" ring any bells?
AM: Does the phrase "twisting slowly in the wind" ring any bells
Specter got some arm twisting from the Democrats for him to change his mind since Specter changed parties.
He studied it for a long while, the delicate interplay of its wings, the thin twisting calligraphy of its legs and the perfect jointed tube of its thorax.
Expect a bunch of arm twisting from the socialist one.
If you want to engage in twisting and distorting his legacy, then I guess you derive some sort of gratification from it.
Hillary and her campaign workers like Mike have no shame in twisting data to their advantage and pretending to be telling the truth.
The bands themselves were covered in twisting vines.
Why do we persist in twisting our knickers when books (or authors) of limited popularity win awards?
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