Screw and Spiral


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Screw verb – To twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition.
Usage example: screwed up his face at the taste of the medicine

Spiral is a synonym for screw in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Spiral" instead the word "Screw" as a verb or a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like twist in. popular alternative
Nearby Words: screwy, screwball, screwed, screwing
Synonyms for Screw


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Spiral verb – To follow a circular or spiral course.
Screw is a synonym for spiral in activity topic. You can use "Screw" instead the word "Spiral" as a noun or a verb or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as coil, curled shape. popular alternative
Nearby Words: spiralling, spiralled, spire, spirally
Synonyms for Spiral

How words are described

long long screw long spiral
usual usual screw usual spiral
brief brief screw brief spiral
complete complete screw complete spiral
Other adjectives: single, large, enormous, huge, little, infamous, less, giant.

Common collocations

way screw way spiral way
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