Textual thesaurus for "twisting"

(adj) winding, voluminous, twisty, tortuous

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

(noun) spin, twirl, twist, whirl

the act of rotating rapidly

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

(noun) torture, straining, distortion, overrefinement

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