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1. twist

verb. ['ˈtwɪst'] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).

Synonyms

  • writhe
  • wrestle
  • wriggle
  • wrench
  • squirm
  • move

Antonyms

  • go
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

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Example sentences of the word twist


1. Noun, singular or mass
Add a twist as you raise your knee to work the obliques.

2. Verb, base form
Do not twist or rub the fabric together.

Quotes containing the word twist


1. Be careful of love. It'll twist your brain around and leave you thinking up is down and right is wrong.
- Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

2. The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image.
- Thomas Merton, The Way of Chuang Tzu

3. The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection of ourselves we find in them
- Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

2. twist

verb. ['ˈtwɪst'] cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form.

Synonyms

  • incurvate
  • deform
  • change shape
  • change form
  • gnarl
  • convolute
  • indent
  • flex
  • convolve
  • turn
  • dent
  • crank

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

3. twist

noun. ['ˈtwɪst'] an interpretation of a text or action.

Synonyms

  • interpretation

Antonyms

  • boil
  • open

4. twist

verb. ['ˈtwɪst'] turn in the opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • quirk
  • wave
  • curl
  • turn

Antonyms

  • dextrorotation
  • levorotation
  • uncross
  • unfold

5. twist

noun. ['ˈtwɪst'] an unforeseen development.

Synonyms

  • turn
  • development

Antonyms

  • curdle
  • get well
  • close

6. twist

noun. ['ˈtwɪst'] any clever maneuver.

Synonyms

  • tactical maneuver
  • device
  • maneuver
  • tactical manoeuvre
  • trick
  • fast one
  • gimmick
  • mnemonic

Antonyms

  • unknot
  • untwine
  • simplify
  • unbraid

7. twist

noun. ['ˈtwɪst'] the act of rotating rapidly.

Synonyms

  • whirl
  • pirouette
  • logrolling
  • spin
  • twisting
  • twirl
  • birling
  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • let go of
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • straighten

8. twist

verb. ['ˈtwɪst'] form into twists.

Synonyms

  • shape

Antonyms

  • stop
  • lie

9. twist

verb. ['ˈtwɪst'] form into a spiral shape.

Synonyms

  • intertwine
  • snarl
  • distort
  • weave
  • interlace
  • twine
  • change shape
  • interweave
  • entangle
  • contort
  • entwine
  • change form
  • mat
  • lace
  • tangle
  • deform
  • wrench
  • wring
  • spin

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • disintegrate

10. twist

noun. ['ˈtwɪst'] a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments.

Synonyms

  • wrench
  • harm
  • trauma
  • sprain
  • injury
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • thin
  • synchronise
  • falsify
  • synchronize
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