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  • verbtwist in
  • verbtwist, contort
  • verbpressure

synonyms for screwing

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

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

As Matt stepped back from the motor-car and finished screwing the cap on the canteen, a man jumped out into the road.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
At first he put the wrong end of the handle into the hole, and turned it round and round in the right direction for screwing.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
"Hardy has talent," he said, screwing his glass in his eye, and studying Griselda's charming face with relish.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
“Pomp hope so,” he said, sulkily, and screwing himself about with the pain caused by his tight bonds.
MASS' GEORGEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
"She goes to my shanty," insisted Ben, screwing his face to peep through the swollen lids.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
"I don't neither," added the old one, absently, screwing about on the edge of the barrel and constructing a painful grimace.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
She had suddenly caught sight of the old housekeeper making signs to her, and screwing up her face in a most mysterious way!
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Finally, by screwing up the brake, the current through the dynamo is increased, and the lamp again short-circuited.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XV., NO. 388, JUNE 9, 1883VARIOUS
They may be secured either by nailing or screwing, or by glued angle blocks.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Miss Becky, meanwhile, sat erect as a ramrod, a look of perplexity screwing her wrinkles all out of shape.
A BOOKFUL OF GIRLSANNA FULLER
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WORDS RELATED TO SCREWING

  • carnal knowledge
  • coition
  • coitus
  • copulation
  • coquetting
  • courting
  • courtship
  • cuddling
  • dalliance
  • fondling
  • fooling around
  • foreplay
  • hugging
  • intercourse
  • intimacy
  • kissing
  • mating
  • screwing
  • sexual intercourse
  • sexual relations
  • snuggling
  • sucking face
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