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synonyms for twistings

  • angle
  • change
  • corner
  • curve
  • departure
  • direction
  • reversal
  • round
  • shift
  • spin
  • spiral
  • swing
  • trend
  • twist
  • wind
  • about-face
  • bend
  • bias
  • bow
  • branch
  • circle
  • circuit
  • circulation
  • circumvolution
  • cycle
  • detour
  • deviation
  • drift
  • flection
  • flexure
  • fork
  • gyration
  • gyre
  • heading
  • hook
  • pirouette
  • pivot
  • quirk
  • retroversion
  • reverse
  • reversion
  • roll
  • rotation
  • tack
  • tendency
  • turnabout
  • turning
  • twisting
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • winding
  • yaw
  • changeabout
  • right-about
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antonyms for twistings

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  • failure
  • inability
  • miss
  • stagnation
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How to use twistings in a sentence

Dr. Holcomb was often busy refuting; he could not understand the need of these little twistings of wisdom.
THE BLIND SPOTAUSTIN HALL
Even its repetition elicited only twistings and spasmodic grins.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
Hence, scandal was held in close check, and traveled slowly, with the slow twistings and windings 147 of a venemous snake.
THE ONE-WAY TRAILRIDGWELL CULLUM
After the twistings and turnings of Erasmus' style, his reads like a model of strength and directness.
DESIDERIUS ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAMEPHRAIM EMERTON
I have seen Mr. Dyticus rush upon a full-grown newt, and no twistings and writhings could free the victim from the fatal embrace.
COUNTRY WALKS OF A NATURALIST WITH HIS CHILDRENW. HOUGHTON
Their capacities are untried, the road and its twistings and turnings is unknown to them.
WORKING WITH THE WORKING WOMANCORNELIA STRATTON PARKER
Much has been made of these varied twistings of Sainte-Beuve's, both for his honour and dishonour.
SHELBURNE ESSAYS, THIRD SERIESPAUL ELMER MORE
But under intense sun light, the leaves perform bendings and twistings so that they stand at profile at midday.
LIFE MOVEMENTS IN PLANTS, VOLUME II, 1919SIR JAGADIS CHUNDER BOSE
Finally, after endless jerks and twistings, he reached the end of the tunneland there a fresh shock awaited him.
THE GRAY PHANTOM'S RETURNHERMAN LANDON
What words and tones, what twistings of face and body, did those passionless walls see and hear?
IDOLATRYJULIAN HAWTHORNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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