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5. pervert, warp, garble, Fig. mutilate, Fig. butcher, Scot. thraw; bias, slant, color, varnish, gild; whitewash, gloss, gloss over, Inf. fudge; misconstrue, mis-construct, misinterpret, mistranslate, misrender, mis-report, miscite; misquote, misstate, lie, miscolor, misrepresent, falsify.
6. curl, coil, spiral, convolute, twirl, whirl, whorl.
7. meander, snake, worm, twist and turn, turn, wind, zigzag; curve, swerve, veer, deviate, slue.
8. writhe, wriggle, wiggle, squirm,
SI. have ants in one's pants.
9. rotate, revolve, spin,
Archaic, trundle; wheel, swivel, pivot, pirouette, turn on one's heel; gyrate, reel, circumvolve, circumrotate; (all of the hips) bump, grind, bump and grind.
-n.
10. curve, bow, bend, turn, bias, warp, veer, swerve, slue, skew; hook, crook, angle, dogleg, hairpin turn, SI. dead man's turn; meander, zigzag, Chiefly Scot. wimple.
11. twine, cord, cable, rope, string, wire, yarn; plait, braid.
12. perversion, distortion; misconstruction, misinterpretation, mistranslation, misquotation, miscitation, misstatement; miscoloration, misrepresentation, falsification, subreption; eisegesis.
13. eccentricity, idiosyncrasy, idiocrasy, mannerism, quirk, hobby-horse; oddity, peculiarity, curiosity; irregularity, incongruity, variation, abnormality, difference, variance, inconsistency; quip, crotchet, maggot, whim, caprice, flight of fancy.
14. kink, crick, hitch, pinch, tweak, stab, stitch, stitch in the side,
Inf. charley horse.

twister, n. U.S. Informal, tornado, whirlwind, cyclone, (in the Philippines) baguio.

twit, v. 1. taunt, tweak, gibe, chaff, rally, pluck by the beard, Inf roast, Inf. dig, SI. razz, SI. rag; mock, make fun of, poke fun at, call [s.o.] names; lampoon, burlesque, satirize; ridicule, deride, revile, contemn, scorn, hold up to scorn; tease, kid, pull [s.o.'s] leg, Inf. put [s.o.] on, Inf. give [s.o.] a hard time, Inf. needle, Inf. rib, Inf. josh, SI. jive, SI. get a rise out of [s.o.].
2. reproach, upbraid, censure, rebuke, berate,
SI. rank out, SI. dress down, SI. jump down [s.o.'s] throat.
-n.
3. taunt, gibe, skit, jeer, sneer, Inf. dig; cut,

Inf. brickbat, SI. put down; boo, hoot, hiss, catcall, SI. raspberry, SI. bronx cheer.

twitch, v. 1. tug, pull, yank, pluck, vellicate, snatch; joggle, jolt, hitch, jar, jiggle, jounce, bounce; shake, agitate, churn; pinch, bite, nip, tweak, twist, wrench.
2. jerk, jump, move spasmodically; quiver, quaver, shiver, wriggle, wiggle, squirm.
3. hurt, pain, ache, twinge, smart, sting, gripe; tingle, throb, pulsate, beat, palpitate, go pitapat.
-n. 4. tic, spasm, vellication, contraction; quiver, quaver, shake, tremor; throb, palpitation, pulsation; throe, paroxysm, convulsion.
5. pull, tug, jerk, yank; tweak, pinch, nip, twist, wrench.
6. ache, pain, twinge, pang, stab, lancination.

twitter, v. 1. trill, warble, whistle, sing; chirp, chirrup, tweet, cheep, peep; shrill, stridulate, crow, caw, coo.
2. chatter, jabber, prattle, cackle, gibber,
SI. gibber-jabber; babble, prate, twaddle, Brit, twattle, patter, gabble; chit-chat, chitter-chatter, chaffer.
3. be in a flutter, tremble, be excited, be agitated,

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