Definisi 'twist'
English to English
noun
1 an unforeseen development
Example:
• events suddenly took an awkward turn
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2 an interpretation of a text or action
Example:
• they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct
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3 any clever maneuver
Example:
• he would stoop to any device to win a point
• it was a great sales gimmick
• a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen
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4 the act of rotating rapidly
Example:
• he gave the crank a spin
• it broke off after much twisting
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5 a sharp strain on muscles or ligaments
Example:
• the wrench to his knee occurred as he fell
• he was sidelined with a hamstring pull
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6 a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight
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7 a circular segment of a curve
Example:
• a bend in the road
• a crook in the path
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8 a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
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9 a jerky pulling movement
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10 a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
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11 social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s
Example:
• they liked to dance the twist
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12 the act of winding or twisting
Example:
• he put the key in the old clock and gave it a good wind
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13 turning or twisting around (in place)
Example:
• with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room
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14 The act of twisting; a contortion; a flexure; a convolution; a bending.
source: webster1913
15 Act of imparting a turning or twisting motion, as to a pitched ball; also, the motion thus imparted; as, the twist of a billiard ball.
source: webster1913
verb
16 to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
Example:
• The prisoner writhed in discomfort
• The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
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17 cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form
Example:
• bend the rod
• twist the dough into a braid
• the strong man could turn an iron bar
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18 turn in the opposite direction
Example:
• twist one's head
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19 form into a spiral shape
Example:
• The cord is all twisted
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20 form into twists
Example:
• Twist the strips of dough
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21 extend in curves and turns
Example:
• The road winds around the lake
• the path twisted through the forest
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22 do the twist
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23 twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates
Example:
• wrench a window off its hinges
• wrench oneself free from somebody's grip
• a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest
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24 practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
Example:
• Don't twist my words
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25 twist suddenly so as to sprain
Example:
• wrench one's ankle
• The wrestler twisted his shoulder
• the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell
• I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days
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26 To contort; to writhe; to complicate; to crook spirally; to convolve.
source: webster1913
27 To be contorted; to writhe; to be distorted by torsion; to be united by winding round each other; to be or become twisted; as, some strands will twist more easily than others.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
un, wrench, gyrate, reel, spin, spin around, distorted shape, unbend, contortion, deformation, bender, bend, maneuver, manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, rotary motion, interpretation, injure, change form, pull,

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