Part of speech:
(Cricket, of a ball) To move sideways when bouncing.
To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force.
To become sour:
To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
Not straightforward; devious; crooked
Twisted or coiled
The definition of tortuous refers to something very complex and difficult to follow, or something full of twists and turns.
Rolled up; spiraled
A convoluted condition
The state or quality of being sinuous
To become different; change; vary
To create (something) by such interweaving:
To move around, as in a circle
To move in a spiral course:
To twist or wrench out of its usual form into one that is grotesque; distort violently
To coil or fold or cause to coil or fold in overlapping whorls.
To declare or prove to be false.
Gnarl is defined as to knot, twist or growl.
To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
A spiral oceanic surface current driven primarily by the global wind system and constrained by the continents surrounding the three ocean basins (Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian). Each ocean basin has a large gyre in the subtropical region, centered around 30° north and south latitude. Smaller gyres occur at 50° north latitude in the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The direction of a gyre's rotation is determined by the prevailing winds in the region, with the large subtropical gyres rotating clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere.
(Medicine, ophthalmology) To twist inwards.
Kink is defined as to make bends in something that is usually straight.
To snarl or entangle.
To execute a pirouette.
To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
Ravel is to tangle, or to complicate something like a question or situation.
To spin or turn around a center or axis; rotate
A transformation of a coordinate system in which the new axes have a specified angular displacement from their original position while the origin remains fixed.
To give a direction other than perpendicular or horizontal to; make diagonal; cause to slope:
Snake is to move or extend along in a slithering or twisting motion, often to clear drain obstructions.
To elicit or detect through surprise:
Swivel is defined as to rotate.
(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
Worm is defined as to creep around, wind through or sneak around in a suspicious way.
Wrap is defined as to surround or cover by folding around something.
To turn or twist the body or a body part with writhing motions:
(Intransitive) To become straight.
To loosen or separate (something twisted) by turning in the opposite direction; unwind.
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
Swirl is defined as to move or cause to move in twisting or spinning motions.
To revolve (a floating log) by treading
To trifle with something.
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