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Synonyms for twisting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting(noun)

    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

    Synonyms:
    overrefinement, straining, strain, torturing, spin, twist, optical aberration, aberration, whirl, twirl, distortion, deformation, agony, torture, distorted shape, anguish, torment

    Antonyms:
    straight

  2. spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl(adj)

    the act of rotating rapidly

    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

    Synonyms:
    spin, bend, whirl, swirl, wind, twist, straining, convolution, tailspin, kink, braid, offer, wrench, crook, turn of events, tress, pull, winding, plait, vortex, go, crack, pass, construction, device, commotion, twirl, fling, torture, distortion, gimmick, turn, overrefinement, eddy

    Antonyms:
    straight

  3. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous(adj)

    marked by repeated turns and bends

    "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

    Synonyms:
    tangled, tortuous, winding, convoluted, voluminous, copious, rambling, meandering(a), twisty, involved, knotty, wandering(a)

    Antonyms:
    straight

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twisting(n)

    Synonyms:
    contortion, convolution, writhing, torsion, wrench, distortion, perversion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    torsion, twist, deformation, seismograph, puckering, torque

How to pronounce twisting?

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How to say twisting in sign language?

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How to use twisting in a sentence?

  1. Ken Cuccinelli:

    I was answering a question. I wasn't writing poetry, Erin Burnett. Don't change the facts. You're twisting this like everybody else on the left has done all day today.

  2. Toshiyuki Sakai:

    Twisting, we need the knowledge, that's why I went to France and London. the dishes have to evolve -- just doing something completely new is not the way.

  3. Robert Sidoti:

    We rarely go into poses that require deep forward bending, twisting and binding.

  4. Michael Berry:

    I believe some of what the lieutenant has alleged could constitute a military crime – false statements, taking what the chaplain said and twisting or misconstruing it in an attempt to get the chaplain punished, he abused the position he was placed in as a chaplain’s assistant.

  5. Riccardo Designori:

    There's quite a lot of money on balance sheets in Europe. If companies are reluctant to put it to work, they risk seeing activists twisting their arm to launch buyback plans, there's also a huge potential for restructuring and mergers, and activist funds are starting to shake up things and accelerate the process.


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