Part of speech:
That winds, turns, coils, spirals, etc.
(Heraldry) A band passing from the upper dexter corner of an escutcheon to the lower sinister corner.
Forming an arch
Bending easily; flexible
The definition of crooked is something not straight, curved or bent or a dishonest person.
That curves or curve.
(--- Sports) A shot or pass that is sent without stopping in a different direction by a second offensive player.
To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
To cringe or bow in a servile manner
To become deformed:
To perform for an audience:
To wilt is to get weak.
Droop is defined as to hang down, bend down or to lose strength.
To go or cause to go by a roundabout way.
To go or move in different directions from a common point or from each other; branch off
To turn aside or deviate to avoid impact.
To move in a circle.
(Intransitive) To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
To rely for assistance or support:
To move or turn (something) at an angle:
To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
To move in a winding course
Spiral is to move in a winding or circular motion around a central point, or to experience a continuous decrease or increase, usually as part of a chain reaction.
Pervert is defined as to turn away from what is right or proper.
To trick or force (men) into service as sailors or soldiers
To turn; reverse direction
Tilt is defined as to tip or slope in one direction.
To allow oneself to be subjected to something:
To repeat (a scientific experiment) to confirm findings or ensure accuracy.
(Obs.) To bend or submit
Genuflect is defined as to bend at the knee, or to touch one knee to the ground, especially in a respectful or religious way.
To fix or direct steadily:
To turn aside.
In a direct manner; directly
1868, Horatio Alger, Struggling Upward, ch. 3:
To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
Apply is defined as using something to complete a task or to do something.
To give one's consent, often at the insistence of another:
To change in shape. Used especially of the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
Focus is defined as to concentrate on something in particular. Focus is defined as to bring into view.
To devote is to dedicate yourself to a cause or a person.
To address or inscribe (a literary work, for example) to another as a mark of respect or affection.
To bring to, or direct toward, a common center
To address oneself to; to prepare oneself for; to apply oneself to; to direct one's speech or discourse to.
To bend or round into a hump; arch.
(Intransitive) To move following a curved path.
(Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
To cause to turn aside or differ.
To lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; switch:
To change the behavior or thinking of (someone); sway:
Work is defined as to put forth effort in order to accomplish something or to have a job.
To collect is defined as to gather together or to call for and receive payment.
To give material or financial aid to:
Extending continuously in the same direction without curving:
To cease to be bent; to become straight or relaxed.
To give added bulk or body to (a substance) by adding another, usually cheaper or inferior, substance
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To make or become stiff or stiffer
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