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(动词) 
Definition
to turn one end or part while the other end or parts remain still or turn in the opposite direction
She twisted her hair into a bun.
同义词
coil
I turned off the water and began to coil the hose.
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curl
Smoke was curling up the chimney.
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wind
She wound the sash round her waist.
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plait
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wrap
She wrapped a handkerchief round her bleeding hand.
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screw
Screw down the lid fairly tightly.
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twirl
She twirled an empty glass in her fingers.
(动词) 
Definition
to wind or twine
The fibres are twisted together during spinning.
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intertwine
Trees and creepers intertwined, blocking our way.
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weave
She then weaves the fibres together to make the traditional Awatum basket.
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braid
She had almost finished braiding Sita's hair.
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interweave
The programme successfully interweaves words and pictures.
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plait
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entwine
I reached over and entwined our fingers.
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twine
They twined their fingers together.
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wreathe
The temple's huge columns were wreathed in laurels.
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interlace
(动词) 
Definition
to revolve or rotate
Hold your arms straight out and twist to the right and left.
同义词
turn (round)
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rotate
The earth rotates round the sun.
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swivel (round)
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pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
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spin (round)
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revolve
The entire circle revolved slowly.
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skew (round)
(动词) 
Definition
to distort or be distorted
The car was left a mess of twisted metal.
同义词
distort
Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
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screw up
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contort
His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
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mangle
After being crushed, the car was mangled beyond all recognition.
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mangulate (Australian, slang)
反义词
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untwist
(动词) 
Definition
to force or be forced out of the natural form or position
He fell and twisted his ankle.
同义词
sprain
He fell and sprained his ankle.
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turn
I had to come off because I turned my ankle in the first half.
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rick
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wrench
He had wrenched his ankle badly in the fall.
(动词) 
Definition
to follow a winding course
The road twists and turns between pleasant little cottages.
同义词
wind
The Moselle winds through some 160 miles of tranquil countryside.
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turn
the corner where our street turns into the main road
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bend
The road bent slightly to the right.
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curve
The track curved away below him.
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snake
The road snaked through the forested mountains.
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weave
The cyclists wove in and out of the traffic.
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loop
The helicopter looped west, making for the hills.
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swerve
Drivers swerved to avoid the debris.
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meander
The river meandered in lazy curves.
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corkscrew
反义词
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unroll
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uncoil
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untwist
(动词) 
Definition
to change the meaning of
It's a shame the way the media can twist your words.
同义词
misrepresent
The extent of the current strike is being misrepresented.
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distort
The media distorts reality.
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misquote
Her words were misquoted.
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alter
Little had altered in the village.
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change
We are trying to detect and understand how the climate changes.
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pervert
attempting to pervert the course of justice
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warp
Their minds have been warped by their experiences.
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falsify
The charges against him include fraud, bribery, and falsifying business records.
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(动词) 
He tried to twist out of my grasp.
同义词
squirm
He gave a feeble shrug and tried to squirm free.
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wriggle
The audience were fidgeting and wriggling in their seats.
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writhe
He was writhing on the floor in agony.
(动词) 
Definition
to wrench with a turning action
She sat there twisting her handkerchief for a while.
同义词
wring
He hoped to put pressure on the British and wring concessions from them.
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squeeze
He squeezed her arm reassuringly.
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knead
Lightly knead the mixture on a floured surface.
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mangulate (Australian, slang)
(名词) 
Definition
an unexpected development in a story, play, or film
This little story has a twist in its tail.
同义词
surprise
It is perhaps no surprise to see her attempting a comeback.
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turn (informal)
It gave me quite a turn.
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development
There has been a significant development in the case.
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(名词) 
Definition
a decisive change of direction, aim, meaning, or character
The political debate took on a new twist.
同义词
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slant
They give a slant to every single news item that's put on the air.
(名词) 
Definition
a jerky pull, wrench, or turn
The bag is resealed with a simple twist of the valve.
同义词
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turn
The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
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spin
a spin of the roulette wheel
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swivel
a slight swivel of the hips
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twirl
with a twirl of his silver-handled cane
(名词) 
Definition
something formed by or as if by twisting
the bare bulb hanging from a twist of flex
同义词
coil
Tess slung the coil of rope over her shoulder.
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curl
A thick curl of smoke rose from the rusty stove.
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hank
He twisted up the hank of rope.
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(名词) 
Definition
a bend
the twists and turns of the existing track
同义词
curve
a curve in the road
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turn
There was a hairpin turn in the road.
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bend
The crash occurred on a sharp bend.
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loop
She reached for a loop of garden hose.
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arc
The 71 offices are spread out in an arc around London.
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meander
The outer bank of a meander in the river.
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convolution
the size, shape and convolutions of the human brain
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dog-leg
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undulation
(名词) 
If only she could alter this personality twist.
同义词
trait
Creativity is a human trait.
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fault
His manners always made her blind to his faults.
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defect
The report pointed out the defects in the present system.
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peculiarity
He had many little peculiarities.
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characteristic
Genes determine the characteristics of every living thing.
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flaw
The only flaw in his character is a short temper.
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quirk
the quirks and foibles of people in everyday situations
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eccentricity
We all have our little eccentricities.
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oddity
the oddities of the Welsh legal system
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aberration
The incident was not just an aberration, not just a single incident.
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imperfection
He concedes that there are imperfections in the socialist system.
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kink
What kink did he have in his character?
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foible
human foibles and weaknesses
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idiosyncrasy
One of his idiosyncrasies was to wear orange gloves.
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proclivity (formal)
Los Angeles's unique proclivity for experimental arty endeavour
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crotchet
(名词) 
Definition
a distortion of the original shape or form
A twist of the ankle denied him a place on the substitutes' bench.
同义词
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pull
The tooth must be removed with a firm, straight pull.
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jerk
She gave the dog's lead a jerk.
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wrench
The rope stopped his fall with a wrench that hurt his ribs.
(名词) 
同义词
tangle
a tangle of wires
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mess
Linda can't stand mess.
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mix-up
a mix-up over travel arrangements
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snarl
a snarl of logs and branches
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kink
a tiny black kitten with tufted ears and a kink in her tail
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ravel
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entanglement
trying to do his job without the usual bureaucratic entanglements

习语

See round the twist

其他同义词

in the sense of aberration
Definition
a sudden change from what is normal, accurate, or correct
The incident was not just an aberration, not just a single incident.
in the sense of alter
Definition
to make or become different
Little had altered in the village.
in the sense of arc
Definition
something curved in shape
The 71 offices are spread out in an arc around London.
同义词
bow,
half-moon

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