Straightforward and Twisted


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Straightforward adjective – Free from irregularities or digressions in course.
Usage example: the missile continued on its straightforward path toward the enemy's command post

Twisted is an antonym for straightforward.
Nearby Words: straightforwardly, straightforwardness
Antonyms for Straightforward


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Twisted adjective – Marked by a long series of irregular curves.
Straightforward is an antonym for twisted in knotty topic.
Nearby Words: twist, twisting, twister, twisty
Antonyms for Twisted
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attempt straightforward attempt twisted attempt
nature straightforward nature twisted nature
case straightforward case twisted case
way straightforward way twisted way
Other nouns: fashion, example, personality, game, tale, villain, version, parody, song, interpretation, ways.

Both words in one sentence

  • A peppy ode to California seems pretty straightforward until Snoop Dogg stars playing some twisted version of Candyland.
  • Throw Down the Bomblet Twisted Metal has both the Ricochet (a big spherical black bomb that sends enemies flying when hit) and Remote (more straightforward remote-controlled bomb) pickups introduced in the second game.
  • The main characters are straightforward enough, but everything about the world around them is some twisted reflection of our own.
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