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Definition 1: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive - [verb of communication]

Samples where convolute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Don't twist my words

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(convolute is a kind of ...) have as a meaning

"`multi-' denotes `many' "

Definition 2: curl, wind, or twist together - [verb of contact]

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(convolute is a kind of ...) cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form

"bend the rod" "twist the dough into a braid" "the strong man could turn an iron bar"

Definition 3: rolled longitudinally upon itself - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where convolute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a convolute petal

Synonyms for convolute in the sense of this definition

(convolute is similar to ...) curled or wound (especially in concentric rings or spirals)

"a coiled snake ready to strike" "the rope lay coiled on the deck"

(convolute belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies plants

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