twisting

Definitions of twisting
  1. adjective
    marked by repeated turns and bends
    synonyms: tortuous, twisty, voluminous, winding
    crooked
    having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned
  2. noun
    the act of rotating rapidly
    “it broke off after much twisting
    synonyms: spin, twirl, twist, whirl
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    types:
    pirouette
    (ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
    birling, logrolling
    rotating a log rapidly in the water (as a competitive sport)
    type of:
    rotary motion, rotation
    the act of rotating as if on an axis
  3. noun
    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
    synonyms: distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture
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    type of:
    falsification, misrepresentation
    a willful perversion of facts
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