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verb as in misrepresent

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It features multiple settings and a strobe function, and the rotating head focuses the flashlight’s beam from tight spotlight to wide flood with a quick twist.

Amazon’s health efforts took a new twist, as the e-commerce giant on Thursday announced an app-based health advice service for consumers—called Halo—that requires its own activity tracking band.

From Fortune

Expect plenty more twists, turns and threats in the run-up to the November election, when rideshare companies hope California voters will let them officially opt out of following the new labor law.

Here’s what global publishers need to know about the latest regulatory twists and turns down under between Google and the news business.

From Digiday

In each iteration we tried to add a visual twist to the design.

These were conversations that took a fairly grim twist pretty quickly.

But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.

In a dramatic twist on mistletoe reproduction, their seeds explode, literally.

Torture, the UVa rape, police violence—we hunger for the facts, and then twist them.

In a bizarre twist to proceedings, Miss Manners sought to have her £30 cab fare from her Kensington flat to court refunded.

Having wound these about the waist, they twist them so that they cover the privy parts.

Bending lower over the handlebars, he opened the throttle with a twist of his left hand.

A twist, a sudden jerk, and it was Black Hood who had the signal device now.

Jack caught a starling which was in the act of wriggling out of his coat pocket, and gave it a final twist.

Then small bullion tassels to match the twist will form a suitable and elegant finish.


On this page you'll find 288 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twist, such as: curve, flourish, arc, bend, braid, and coil.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.