Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of untwist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not twisted; formerly twisted but now straight

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The trunk untwisted a fraction, and twisted back again.

    End of Time

  • Shot of an open closet, one sweater on a wire hanger, one wire hanger untwisted on the floor by it.

    The Divisible: a short film

  • The Pleasure arising to a few Philosophers, from seeing, a few Times in their Life, the Threads of Light untwisted, and separated by the Newtonian Prism into seven Colours, can it be compared with the Ease and Comfort every Man living might feel seven times a Day, by discharging freely the Wind from his Bowels?

    Chris Rodda: To the United States Marine Corps -- re: Farting in Afghanistan

  • Mama squealed, and made small beckoning gestures with her untwisted hands.

    Escape

  • And yes I'm pretty twisted and you are % 100 untwisted.

    Obama 1994-2002

  • Our current system and culture is twisted and we need privat and public help to get untwisted.

    Obama praises first health care bill passage

  • She pulled one of the blankets free, untwisted it, and draped it over me.

    Bleeding Violet

  • Pulling out the loaf of bread, Carissa untwisted the tie and took two slices.

    Under a Maui Moon

  • We flipped chairs upright and untwisted the blinds and put the trash back into the trash can and packed miscellaneous items like T-shirts and tickets back into boxes.

    Serial Sabotage

  • He untwisted the vial of dragon blood and held it out.

    The Three Furies

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