Part of speech:
Formed of or entwined with snakes
Any of a group of greenish, brownish, or yellowish monoclinic minerals, occurring in igneous or metamorphic rocks. They are used as a source of magnesium and asbestos. Chemical formula: (Mg,Fe)3Si2O5(OH)4.
(Bot.) Twining upward while constantly turning to the left, as the stems of some vines do
Not altered, embellished, or modified:
Perpendicular, or at a right angle, to the plane of the horizon; upright, straight up or down, etc.
Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or complexity, as in action or language:
(Botany) Twisted, bent, or partially rolled upon itself; convolute.
That curves or curve.
Away from a main road or course; distant or removed.
Winding or wavering
Not directly planned for; secondary:
Lengthy and digressive:
Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or vagueness:
Bending, winding, or curving in and out; wavy; serpentine
Spiral is defined as something that circles around a center point, creating a two or three dimensional curve.
Not straightforward; devious; specif., deceitful or tricky
Mentally disturbed or unsound.
Having the form of a zigzag
The condition or quality of having many twists and turns.
A bending or being bent
One of the convex folds of the surface of the brain.
The definition of a crook is a bend in something.
A roundabout way; deviation from a direct way
Part of the inner ear.
A portion, side trip, or episode in a longer journey.
The quality or condition of being sinuous.
A mathematical operation in geometry measuring how tightly a plane is twisted.
(Medicine, ophthalmology) To twist inwards.
To have a wavelike appearance or form:
To move with a twisting or coiling motion
Repeatedly curving in alternate directions
Writing, producing, consisting of, or forming enough material to fill volumes
The direction from which a movement of air comes:
A change in direction; a turn:
To push with the nose
To have a smell.
To connect by running a thread through; string:
To unite by close connection or intermixture.
To curl, writhe, or spiral:
Hoist is defined as to raise or lift using a rope or a pulley.
To twist and turn
(Ergative) To utter copiously, especially with sounding words; to utter with a deep sound; ""” often with forth, or out.
To enclose, especially in paper, and fasten:
(Intransitive) To move along the path of a spiral or helix.
To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
To move in a spiral; twist
To move in a winding course
To inhale through the nose; sniff:
To carry or propel (objects, sounds, odors, etc.) lightly through the air or over water
To give in exchange for something else:
To be stormy; blow violently, rain, snow, etc.
To storm briefly; blow a squall
To swell with air; to be dilated or inflated.
To drive very closely behind another vehicle while racing, so as to take advantage of the reduced air resistance behind it
To bend or curve.
To expose to the air in order to dry, cool, or freshen; ventilate.
To turn aside or be turned aside from a straight path or established pattern.
To move in a loop:
To twist; turn; tighten
To apply a bandage to.
To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
(Archaic) To cover, as with a bandage.
To overlay or spread with something:
To bring from an extended to a closed position:
To function; operate:
To introduce or work into gradually, indirectly, and artfully
To penetrate, or cause to penetrate (a region or group) gradually or stealthily, so as to attack or to seize control from within
To put a border or edge on:
To supply with air or expose to the circulation of air.
To inhale and exhale air; breathe.
To reverse the winding or twisting of:
Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
To put into; insert
To remove the wrapping from:
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