Synonyms and related words:
aberrant, aberrative, abstractionism, abuse of terms, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, bending, braiding, catachresis, circuitous, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumlocutory, circumvolution, coloring, contorting, convolution, convolutional, crinkle, crinkling, curving, deformation, departing, desultory, deviant, deviating, deviative, deviatory, devious, digressive, discursive, distortion, eisegesis, enlacement, entwinement, entwining, errant, erratic, error, exaggeration, excursive, expressionism, fabric, false coloring, falsification, flexuose, flexuosity, flexuous, flexuousness, garbling, gloss, hyperbole, inaccuracy, indirect, injustice, interknitting, interlacement, interlacery, interlacing, intertexture, interthreading, intertieing, intertwinement, intertwining, intertwisting, interweavement, interweaving, intorsion, involute, involuted, involution, involutional, knitting, labyrinthine, lacing, litotes, malentendu, malobservation, mazy, meander, meandering, meandrous, misapplication, misapprehension, miscitation, miscoloring, misconception, misconstruction, misdrawing, misexplanation, misexplication, misexposition, misintelligence, misinterpretation, misjudgment, mispainting, misquotation, misreading, misrendering, misreport, misrepresentation, misstatement, misteaching, mistranslation, misunderstanding, misuse of words, nonrealism, out-of-the-way, overdrawing, overstatement, perversion, plaiting, planetary, rambling, rivose, rivulation, rivulose, roundabout, roving, ruffled, serpentine, shifting, sinuate, sinuation, sinuose, sinuosity, sinuous, sinuousness, slanting, slinkiness, snakiness, snaky, squeezing, stray, swerving, texture, tissue, torsion, torsional, tortile, tortility, tortuosity, tortuous, tortuousness, torturing, turning, twining, twisty, understatement, undirected, undulation, vagrant, veering, wandering, warp and woof, warpage, wave, waving, weave, weaving, web, weftage, whorled, winding, wreathing, wreathlike, wreathy, wrenching, zigzag

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  • Twisting — Twist Twist, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Twisted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twisting}.] [OE. twisten, AS. twist a rope, as made of two (twisted) strands, fr. twi two; akin to D. twist a quarrel, dissension, G. zwist, Dan. & Sw. tvist, Icel. twistr the deuce in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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