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adjective as in crooked

adjective as in perverted

adjective as in knotty

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The series is full of twists and turns, and what it learns about Smith — and, more importantly, about what kind of person would do such a thing — is eye-opening.

From Vox

He and his team keep a glass dasher bottle of saline solution, which calls for one part Maldon sea salt to five parts water, at the bar to season all kinds of cocktails and even make a salted absinthe, for a twist on the Hemingway Daiquiri.

The bite valve features a twist lock for additional protection against leaks, but it doesn’t come with a cap to keep out dirt—that needs to be purchased separately.

Other startups are exploring ideas like geothermal heat pumps, solid-state technology that avoids the need for refrigerant gases, and new twists on evaporative cooling, which usually relies on water-soaked pads to reduce air temperatures.

In a novel twist, the researchers also calculated to what extent the number of bee visits limited yields.

In the mindset of the Coexist camp, those abstract beliefs have become twisted things, wrapped up with hate.

The Daily Beast sat down with Burton to discuss Big Eyes and his beautiful, dark, twisted career.

The money that drugs generate is their way to achieve the American Dream in a sort of twisted Scarface-type of fashion.

Some of the comments on this very video actually demonstrate their point in a kind of twisted metastatement.

It paralleled a much happier time when he carried her around after she twisted her ankle, back in Season 4.

I laved his pain-twisted face with the cool water and let a few drops trickle into his open mouth.

It curled and twisted in the embers as if it had been a living thing; a puff of smoke, a pungent odour, and it was gone.

Having evolved this sage remark, Elmer twisted back to his old position and raised the paper.

They were packed in bands of wheat straw, and between each pair of eggs a straw was twisted.

His foot caught; it is unknown in what,—in a twisted tie, or perhaps in a crevice of the cracking earth.


On this page you'll find 97 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twisted, such as: contorted, curled, gnarled, tangled, twisting, and bent.

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