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I could see his face, now, an' the twisty smile on his lips.

Larry springs that wistful, twisty smile of his and goes on.

She just springs that twisty smile of hers and comes right on.

Pearly and Twisty were out there, but they were not playing.

They ran round and round in a circle, and all their movements were very quick and twisty.

"Oh, there'll be a tale to tell when Twisty sails back," he conceded.

"I want a straight talk with you, Twisty," said Kendric soberly.

Not yet had Kendric agreed to go adventuring with Twisty Barlow.

He did not know whether the man was dead or not; he knew only that it was Twisty Barlow.

I know where I am with a 'orse; but these 'ere little, twisty, spidery wheels——Come over, will ye.

WORD ORIGIN

"attractively feminine," 1970s slang, is from twist "girl" (1928), apparently from rhyming slang twist and twirl (1924).

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