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Twist

Antonyms for twist:

unbend, uncurl, untwist, straighten.

Synonyms for twist:

Sense 1

corkscrew, torque, recline, deformation, kicker, sculpt, torsion, level off, sweep, other, reel out, fasten, square off, hew, yarn, blunt, ringlet, about-face, thought, band, rotation, contortion, Misshape, describe, revolution.

Sense 2

bunch, metamorphose, twiddle, tweak, disfigure, right, defect, buckle, frog, ball, round off, knot, lock, spiral, entangle, misstate, reshape.

Sense 3

belie, smooth, tangle, spool, wrest, screw up, snake, flatten, ramble.

Sense 4

open up, plug, wave, tack, shape, wrinkle.

Sense 5

loop.

Sense 6

bind.

Sense 7

form, blow.

Sense 8

level.

bend

refract.

bias

prejudice.

course

circuit.

curl

squiggle, ringlet.

deceive

belie.

deform

Misshape.

dough

loaf.

duck

bob.

entwine

interweave.

involve

complicate.

roll

pirouette.

sarcasm

irony.

squirm

worm.

tangle

maze.

twine

twine, string.

twirl

whorl, twirl.

unevenness

irregularity.

vagary

quirk.

wrinkle

wrinkle.

writhe

thresh.

Other synonyms and related words:

braid, sheer, quip, wrest, twirl, writhe, slue, swerve, twine, veer, kink, influence, tangle, bias, quirk, wrench, convolve, wring, spin, plait, prejudice, spiral, crotchet.

Sense 1 (noun)

about-face, revolution, rotation.

Sense 3 (noun)

disfigure, swing, Misshape.

Sense 4 (noun)

belie, misstate, wrest.

Sense 10 (noun)

bind, tangle, tweak, entangle.

angle (noun)

flexure.

carpet (noun)

rug.

communication (noun)

construction.

curl, spin (noun)

coil, swivel, wrench, bend, convolution, curve, twine, torsion, pull, meander, warp, arc, roll, spiral, plug, turn, wind, braid.

curve (noun)

bend.

dance (noun)

quadrille, highland fling, jitterbug, tango, conga, tap dance, fox-trot, cotillion, hula, hootchy-kootchy, beguine, cakewalk, turkey trot, shimmy, two-step, marengue, mambo, square dance, minuet, one-step, fandango, polka, polonaise, rumba, clog, tarantella, samba, can-can, Galliard, hornpipe, shuffle, mazurka, gavotte, waltz, courante, dance, reel, charleston, bolero, cha-cha, allemande, jig, moonwalk, lambada.

sudden development; oddity (noun)

crotchet, kink, quirk, peculiarity, tangle, idiosyncrasy, knot, eccentricity, foible.

twist (noun)

distort, convolute, bend, turn of events, spin, sprain, braid, squirm, gimmick, device, sophisticate, twirl, turn, worm, construction, pull, wriggle, plait, whirl, winding, rick, wrick, wrench, wrestle, twine, writhe, eddy, twisting, kink, pervert, twist around, tress, wind.

wring (noun)

spiral, corkscrew.

wrinkle (noun)

kicker.

wiggle (noun, verb)

wiggle.

bend (verb)

bow, refract, crook, flex, deflect, contort, bend, curve.

contact (verb)

bend, flex, turn, deform.

convolute (verb)

coil, meander, wind, convolute.

curl, spin (verb)

entwine, contort, writhe, corkscrew, weave, twirl, wrap, wreathe, wriggle, intertwine, sprain, squirm, wring, wiggle, rick.

encircle (verb)

Enwreathe.

misinterpret (verb)

garble, misunderstand, misquote, mistake, misrepresent, misinterpret, confuse, misread.

misrepresent (verb)

color, pervert, falsify, misstate, misquote, distort, belie, garble.

pervert (verb)

corrupt, abase, warp, adulterate, deprave, demoralize, distort, pervert, seduce, debase, deform, degrade, vitiate, desecrate, debauch.

rotate (verb)

pirouette, rotate, turn, wheel, revolve, gyrate, whirl, circulate, circumnavigate, eddy.

work (verb)

knead.

Usage examples for twist:

  • I'll give ye the loveliest pipe ever ye seen, an' a beautiful roll o' twist, if on'y ye'll tell me. - "North, South and Over the Sea", M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell).
  • Why, I could twist either of you round my little finger. - "Do and Dare A Brave Boy's Fight for Fortune", Horatio Alger, Jr..

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