twist




twist - noun

  • an unforeseen development
  • an interpretation of a text or action
  • any clever maneuver
  • the act of rotating rapidly
  • a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
  • a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
  • a circular segment of a curve
  • a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
  • a jerky pulling movement
  • a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
  • social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s
  • the act of winding or twisting
  • turning or twisting around (in place)

  • twist - verb

    • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    • cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
    • turn in the opposite direction
    • form into a spiral shape
    • form into twists
    • extend in curves and turns
    • do the twist
    • twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
    • practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
    • twist suddenly so as to sprain

    twist - thesaurus

    bend   braid   construction   convolute   crook   curve   deform   device   distort   eddy   flex   gimmick   kink   pervert   plait   pull   rick   sophisticate   spin   sprain   squirm   tress   turn   twine   twirl   twisting   whirl   wind   winding   worm   wrench   wrestle   wrick   wriggle   writhe  


    View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 6: Section 3 and learn about the word twist in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial and final blends.

    Scrabble score for twist

    t is 1 w is 4 i is 1 s is 1 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 8

    generated at 20:43:40 on 23-09-22

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