twisting

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

twisting

  1. Present participle of twist.

Noun[edit]

twisting (plural twistings)

  1. gerund of twist
    • 2009 August 23, Alexander Star, “Richard Poirier: A Man of Good Reading”, New York Times:
      Tracing Emerson’s famous twistings and turnings, Mr. Poirier argued that even when he seemed most complacent [] Emerson cannot be taken at face value.
    • 1984, Theodore R. Sizer, Horace's Compromise: The Dilemma of the American High School
      She was oblivious of all around her, and her facial twistings and scrunchings were droll.

Adjective[edit]

twisting

  1. Having many twists
    The mountain road is even more twisting than the valley road.

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