Screw and Turn


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Screw verb – To twist (something) out of a natural or normal shape or condition.
Turn is a synonym for screw in activity topic. In some cases you can use "Turn" instead the word "Screw" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like tighten, twist in.
Nearby Words: screwy, screwball, screwed, screwing
Synonyms for Screw


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Turn verb – To move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis.
Usage example: turned the doorknob as quietly as possible

Screw is a synonym for turn. You can use "Screw" instead the word "Turn" as a verb or a noun.
Nearby Words: turned, turning
Synonyms for Turn

How words are described

rare rare screw rare turn
full full screw full turn
similar similar screw similar turn
brief brief screw brief turn
Other adjectives: complete, original, initial, true, genuine, single, actual, real, massive, serious, huge, infamous, major, final, extra, hilarious, last, surprising, full-on.

Common collocations

person screw person turn person
life screw life turn life
people screw people turn people
control screw control turn control
Other nouns: time, earth, world, head, anyone, player, everyone, humans, women, enemies.

Both words in one sentence

  • Interface Screw Strangely, it was also possible to inflict these conditions on the enemy (even though they had no interfaces to screw with) causing them to either use half as many attacks or skip every other turn.
  • And the more Torment you have, the more likely you are (it's in the gameplay mechanics!) to screw up some benevolent deed and turn it into a crime, earning more Torment in turn...
    Source: The Dark Side
  • Facial Horror Exaggerated in Brain Dead 13: If Lance can't escape the Beautifier in Vivi's Salon, the mechanical powder puffs will close in on his head, screw it up, and turn it into a skull!
    Source: Facial Horror
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