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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtwɪstɪŋ/
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VerbEdit

twisting

  1. present participle of twist

NounEdit

twisting (plural twistings)

  1. gerund of twist
    • 2009 August 23, Alexander Star, “Richard Poirier: A Man of Good Reading”, in New York Times[1]:
      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.

AdjectiveEdit

twisting

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

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