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English adjective: twisting

1. twisting marked by repeated turns and bends

SamplesA tortuous road up the mountain.
Winding roads are full of surprises.
Had to steer the car down a twisty track.

Synonymstortuous, twisty, voluminous, winding



English noun: twisting

1. twisting (act) the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

Synonymsdistortion, overrefinement, straining, torture

Broader (hypernym)falsification, misrepresentation

2. twisting (act) the act of rotating rapidly

SamplesHe gave the crank a spin.
It broke off after much twisting.

Synonymsspin, twirl, twist, whirl

Broader (hypernym)rotary motion, rotation

Narrower (hyponym)birling, logrolling, pirouette

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