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See definition of corkscrewing on Dictionary.com
  • as intwine
  • as intwist
  • as inwind
  • as incoil
  • as incurl
  • as inentwine

synonyms for corkscrewing

  • bend
  • braid
  • corkscrew
  • curl
  • encircle
  • enmesh
  • entangle
  • entwine
  • interlace
  • interweave
  • knit
  • loop
  • meander
  • plait
  • spiral
  • splice
  • surround
  • tangle
  • twist
  • undulate
  • weave
  • wind
  • wrap
  • wreathe
  • coil
  • contort
  • screw
  • spiral
  • sprain
  • swivel
  • twirl
  • weave
  • wiggle
  • wrap
  • wrench
  • wriggle
  • corkscrew
  • encircle
  • entwine
  • intertwine
  • rick
  • squirm
  • turn
  • twine
  • warp
  • wind
  • wreathe
  • wring
  • writhe
  • zigzag
  • turn around
  • wrap around
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antonyms for corkscrewing

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  • divide
  • exclude
  • explain
  • let go
  • separate
  • straighten
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • untwist
  • straighten
  • explain
  • explicate
  • uncurl
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How to use corkscrewing in a sentence

It is entirely filled by a brick slope up which one may walk with ease to the top, corkscrewing round a pillar.
CAPITALS OF THE NORTHLANDSIAN C. HANNAH
James, his fixed grey-blue eye corkscrewing round some secret anxious image, began again to bite his finger.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, COMPLETEJOHN GALSWORTHY
The whistle sounded and the ball rose into air, corkscrewing toward the Yates goal.
THE HALF-BACKRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Enveloped in its folds, Verman sat up, corkscrewing his knuckles into the corners of his eyes.
PENROD AND SAMBOOTH TARKINGTON
The ball went corkscrewing down the field, borne on a blast of the whistling wind, and the players sped under it.
CENTER RUSH ROWLANDRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
Fred's hand gave a twisting jerk on the steering handle; the Goblin went corkscrewing upward.
THE COSMIC COMPUTERHENRY BEAM PIPER
She loved the mist, and sang as they plugged along, corkscrewing through pine.
WHEN THE OWL CRIESPAUL BARTLETT
At once Keith stopped swinging the helm, and the NX-1's corkscrewing motion of protection ceased.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, FEBRUARY, 1931VARIOUS
His ship was describing a corkscrewing motion, weaving straight at the enemy.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, FEBRUARY, 1931VARIOUS
And I had hard work corkscrewing them out of old Atkinson, I can tell you.
OPTIONSO. HENRY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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