from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Twisted; distorted; awry
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Awry; distorted; tangled.
It was atwist on the “Blair Witch” “Cloverfield” I kind of started to beleive it during the movie … ..
The railway bridges over both these streams had been blown up by dynamite: some of the stone piers were shattered, and some of the iron girders hurled all atwist into the watery depths beneath; here and there culverts had similarly been destroyed, and at many a point the very rails had been torn by explosives till they looked like a pair of upturned arms imploring help from heaven.
Its nerves are all atwist, its brain does not work properly, its heart is too small.
Although actually both Baucus and HR 3200 have in fact proposed making “cuts”* to Medicare otherwise there wouldn’t be any real “savings” in either plan but that’s not what Humana claimed in the flyer which got Baucus’ panties in atwist.