What does twisting mean?

Definitions for twisting
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting(noun)

    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

  2. spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl(adj)

    the act of rotating rapidly

    "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"

  3. tortuous, twisting, twisty, winding, voluminous(adj)

    marked by repeated turns and bends

    "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"

Wiktionary

  1. twisting(Adjective)

    Having many twists

    The mountain road is even more twisting than the valley road.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twisting

    of Twist

  2. Twisting

    a. & n. from Twist

How to pronounce twisting?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say twisting in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twisting in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twisting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of twisting in a Sentence

  1. The Republicans:

    We're not home and dry yet, especially since the election is being run in an unfair way, to pull out a candidate on the second round is rather unfair. Today, they're twisting the arm of the French, of the left. Are they going to accept being insulted, despised? We'll see.

  2. Philistine Ayad:

    I don't see ISIS as Muslim. I see terrorists when I look at ISIS, to me, terror knows no religion. They are picking and choosing aspects of the religion and twisting and distorting them in order to justify their actions that are unjustifiable.

  3. Michael Berry:

    I believe some of what the lieutenant has alleged could constitute a military crime – false statements – taking what the chaplain said and twisting or misconstruing it – in an attempt to get the chaplain punished, he abused the position he was placed in as a chaplain’s assistant.

  4. Riccardo Designori:

    There's quite a lot of money on balance sheets in Europe. If companies are reluctant to put it to work, they risk seeing activists twisting their arm to launch buyback plans, there's also a huge potential for restructuring and mergers, and activist funds are starting to shake up things and accelerate the process.

  5. Michael Berry:

    I believe some of what the lieutenant has alleged could constitute a military crime – false statements, taking what the chaplain said and twisting or misconstruing it in an attempt to get the chaplain punished, he abused the position he was placed in as a chaplain’s assistant.

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