Crook and Twist


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Crook noun – Something that curves or is curved.
Usage example: carried the baby in the crook of her arm

Twist is a synonym for crook in action topic. In some cases you can use "Twist" instead the word "Crook" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like thing, direction.
Nearby Words: crooked, crooking
Synonyms for Crook


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Twist verb – To follow a circular or spiral course.
Usage example: the path gently twisted down the hill

Crook is a synonym for twist in action topic. You can use "Crook" instead the word "Twist" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: twisted, twisting, twister, twisty
Synonyms for Twist

How words are described

common common crook common twist
nasty nasty crook nasty twist
small small crook small twist
real real crook real twist
Other adjectives: big, great, little, main, wonderful, famous, minor, bigger, creepy.

Both words in one sentence

  • Greedy Jew Fagin of Oliver Twist is a miserly Jewish crook who persuades homeless Christian boys to steal for him, even though many of them get executed for their crimes.
    Source: Greedy Jew
  • Self-Serving Memory In a slight twist to this, the rookie cop unintentionally does the same, depicting Batman as a supernatural Badass; for example, he claims Bats took down a fleeing crook just by pointing at him, apparently having missed the Grappling-Hook Pistol in his hand.
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Twist or Crook. 2016. Accessed July 26, 2021.

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