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  • verbtwist in
  • verbtwist, contort
  • verbpressure

synonyms for screwed

  • tighten
  • spiral
  • turn
  • twine
  • wind
  • work
  • scrunch
  • pucker
  • crumple
  • rumple
  • distort
  • contract
  • crinkle
  • crimp
  • wrinkle
  • rimple
  • ruck up
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antonyms for screwed

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  • straighten
  • help
  • unscrew
  • untwist
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How to use screwed in a sentence

He put his hand to his belt, screwed up his mug, and said he felt plumb et up inside.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
The Seneschal combed his beard and screwed up his pale eyes until they vanished in the cushions of his cheeks.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The inner tube has an internal flanch, to which a flat circular plate is screwed to close up the tube.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
And as he said this he rose, screwed up the sheet of thin note-paper, and tossed it into the waste-paper basket.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
I am sure youre a sight, she commented, with sisterly frankness; all doubled up and your forehead screwed into knots.
THOSE DALE GIRLSFRANK WESTON CARRUTH
Ethel screwed up her face, as if the eyes of her mind were pursuing some thought almost beyond her.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Jaffery scratched his whiskers and beard and screwed up his face as he did in moments of perplexity.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Screw piles are cast iron piles which are screwed into the soil instead of being driven in.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
It is so heavy that an ordinary cork would soon be forced out by it, therefore an iron stopper must be screwed in.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
Having obtained leave to go to the funeral, she was surprised to learn, on her arrival, that the coffin was screwed down.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SCREWED

  • anchored
  • bolted
  • braced
  • cemented
  • closed
  • durable
  • embedded
  • fast
  • fastened
  • fixed
  • immobile
  • immovable
  • motionless
  • mounted
  • nailed
  • petrified
  • riveted
  • robust
  • rooted
  • screwed
  • secure
  • secured
  • set
  • settled
  • solid
  • sound
  • spiked
  • stationary
  • steady
  • strong
  • sturdy
  • substantial
  • taut
  • tenacious
  • tight
  • tightened
  • unfluctuating
  • unshakable
  • welded
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.