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Definition 1: the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for twisting in the sense of this definition

(twisting is a kind of ...) a willful perversion of facts

Definition 2: the act of rotating rapidly - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he gave the crank a spin
  • it broke off after much twisting

Synonyms for twisting in the sense of this definition

(twisting is a kind of ...) the act of rotating as if on an axis

"the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

(... is a kind of twisting ) (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)

(... is a kind of twisting ) rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)

Definition 3: marked by repeated turns and bends - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a tortuous road up the mountain
  • winding roads are full of surprises
  • had to steer the car down a twisty track

Synonyms for twisting in the sense of this definition

(twisting is similar to ...) having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned

"crooked country roads" "crooked teeth"

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