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kinking

See definition of kinking on Dictionary.com
  • as intangle
  • as incurl

synonyms for kinking

  • confuse
  • embroil
  • enmesh
  • entangle
  • perplex
  • snarl
  • tie up
  • trap
  • catch
  • coil
  • derange
  • discompose
  • disorganize
  • ensnare
  • entrap
  • hamper
  • implicate
  • interlace
  • interlock
  • interweave
  • involve
  • jam
  • kink
  • mat
  • mesh
  • obstruct
  • ravel
  • twist
  • unbalance
  • upset
  • drag into
  • foul up
  • intertwist
  • make a party to
  • mess up
  • mix up
  • muck up

antonyms for kinking

MOST RELEVANT
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • enlighten
  • explain
  • straighten out
  • untangle
  • untwist
  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • clear
  • compose
  • free up
  • help
  • let go
  • liberate
  • release
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How to use kinking in a sentence

Some observations support the idea that the kinks originate at the base of the corona and are carried past Parker and beyond, like a wave traveling along a jump rope.
THE PARKER SOLAR PROBE WILL HAVE COMPANY ON ITS NEXT PASS BY THE SUNLISA GROSSMANJANUARY 15, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Reporting on vaccinations should improve in the next few days as kinks are ironed out of the state’s data system, Yarmosky said.
AS COVID-19 HOSPITALIZATIONS HIT NEW HIGHS, NORTHAM TAKES STEPS TO SPEED VACCINATIONSJENNA PORTNOY, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDERJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
There are kinks in the system — if there are multiple tags in one location, it can be difficult to navigate properly between those tags and the app sometimes displays them out of order.
THE NEXT GREAT TRANSIT HACK: AN APP FOR BLIND SUBWAY RIDERSCARLY STERNNOVEMBER 25, 2020OZY
Otherwise, it caters to an idea that, like most kinks, serves only the kink and not so much reality.
WHAT KIND OF WORK IS SEX WORK?EUGENE ROBINSONNOVEMBER 8, 2020OZY
In the spring, Amazon struggled to meet its shipping deadlines, something it hopes to avoid during the holidays by working out any kinks during Prime Day.
AMAZON PRIME DAY SET TO SPAN TWO DAYS IN OCTOBER AS DRESS REHEARSAL FOR HOLIDAY SEASONPHIL WAHBASEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
The wire persisted in getting twisted and they had all they could do to keep it from kinking.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
In this way you are working with the twist of the thread and there is less danger of knotting and kinking.
HANDICRAFT FOR GIRLSIDABELLE MCGLAUFLIN
Coiling the rope, he tried to throw it again into the crevice; but it had lost the knack of kinking.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 16, NO. 96, OCTOBER 1865VARIOUS
There is where his laugh comes off, curling and kinking in little spasms of pure pig joy!
THE FALL OF THE YEARDALLAS LORE SHARP
Shag was throwing clouds of dust over his lowered head, and kinking his tufted tail in battle anger.
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