Part of speech:
A sudden, sharp twist or pull
A short twist, curl, or bend in a thread, rope, hair, wire, etc.
A distinctive, graceful, or artistic expression or arrangement of words:
A curve or bend; a turn:
(Heraldry) A diagonal stripe or band on a shield from the upper left to the lower right corner (as seen by the viewer)
A current, as of water or air, moving contrary to the direction of the main current, especially in a circular motion.
A braided segment or length, as of hair, fabric, or fiber.
Breath, especially normal or adequate breathing; respiration:
Something, such as a cloud of dust, that whirls or is whirled.
A spinning or rotating movement
A secret means of controlling a gambling device
(Informal) A clever or novel idea or device; innovation
A change in position, as:
A change of direction in which the sail or sails shift from one side of the vessel to the other
To bend; to crook.
To feel or exhibit signs of humiliation or embarrassment.
To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
Wriggle is defined as to twist and turn, or to get in or out of a situation using unfavorable actions.
The definition of writhe is to twist or to suffer emotionally.
To become deformed:
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
To go in a winding course; twist about:
To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
(Intransitive) To move along the path of a spiral or helix.
To spin, turn, or revolve something.
To wind into a shape resembling a coil.
The definition of intertwine is to join things by combining together.
To turn rapidly in a circle; whirl around
To wind or fold (a covering) around something
To wring is to twist or compress something to get the liquid out of it or to get something out of another person or thing using a lot of pressure or force.
To bring to a more developed, complex, or refined form, technique, level, etc.
To misapply; to misinterpret designedly.
To turn on an axis; rotate.
To arrange strands of yarn or thread lengthwise onto (a loom) in preparation for weaving.
To connect by running a thread through; string:
To move with a squirming motion; wriggle
To twist; turn; tighten
(Intransitive) To wind or turn in a course or passage; to be intricate.
To declare or prove to be false.
To misrepresent, especially by distortion or exaggeration:
(Perhaps nonstandard) To be shown false by contradicting (something) that is true; to conceal the contradictory or ironic presence of (something).
Change the appearance of something/someone to the negative.
To move with a twisting or coiling motion
To contrive (something complex or elaborate) in this way:
To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
To wind or twist (esp. hair) into ringlets or coils
To make clear or explicit (something obscure or implied); explain fully
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
(Intransitive) To stand up, especially from a sitting position.
The definition of ability is having the ability to do something.
(Countable) A replacement, e.g. a change of clothes
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