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twist

How to sign: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
"The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace";

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squirm in ASL Watch how to sign squirm in American Sign Language
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writhe in ASL Watch how to sign writhe in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: writhe, wriggle, worm, squirm, wrestle

Categories: move

Within this category: wrench

twist

How to sign: a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

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Similiar / Same: braid, plait, tress

Categories: coiffure, hairdo, hair style

Within this category: pigtail, queue

twist

How to sign: twist suddenly so as to sprain
"wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days";

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Similiar / Same: sprain, wrick, rick, wrench, turn

Categories: injure, wound

twist

How to sign: an unforeseen development
"events suddenly took an awkward turn";

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Similiar / Same: turn of events, turn

Categories: development

twist

How to sign: the act of rotating rapidly
"he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting";

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Similiar / Same: spin, twirl, twisting, whirl

Categories: rotary motion, rotation

Within this category: birling, pirouette

twist

How to sign: a sharp bend in a line produced when a line having a loop is pulled tight

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Similiar / Same: kink, twirl

Categories: bend, crease, crimp, flexure, fold, plication

twist

How to sign: practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive

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Similiar / Same: twist around, pervert, convolute, sophisticate

Categories: denote, refer

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