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twist·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twistingnoun

    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, whirladjective

    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, voluminousadjective

    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. twistingnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "twisting":

    torsion, twist, deformation, seismograph, puckering, torque

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How to use twisting in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer:

    There are 10 to 12 Republicans who have never said a bad word about witnesses or documents, who know in their hearts it's the right thing to do. But they have to weigh that against the pressure, the twisting of arms, that Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell will put on Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell.

  3. Dan Wilkins:

    The reason we can see that is because that black hole is warping space, bending light and twisting magnetic fields around itself.

  4. 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.

  5. Macaulay Culkin:

    They pursued me for 'The Big Bang Theory,' and I said no. It was kind of like, the way the pitch was, ‘Alright, these two astrophysicist nerds and a pretty girl lives with them. Yoinks!’ That was the pitch. And I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m cool, thanks.’ And then they came back at me again, and I said, ‘No, no, no. Again, flattered, but no.’ Then they came back at me again, and even my manager was like twisting my arm.


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