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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


Similarcrooked


Antonymsstraight


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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