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ringlet, whorl, curl, lock
n. a strand or cluster of hair
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curl
v. play the Scottish game of curling
wave, curl
v. twist or roll into coils or ringlets; "curl my hair, please"
curl, loop, coil
v. wind around something in coils or loops
curl
v. to play at the game of curling
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twist, tress, plait, braid
n. a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
fibril, strand, filament
n. a very slender natural or synthetic fiber
turn, twist, deform, bend, flex
v. cause (a plastic object) to assume a crooked or angular form; "bend the rod"; "twist the dough into a braid"; "the strong man could turn an iron bar"
hook
v. hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
knock about, batter, buffet
v. strike against forcefully; "Winds buffeted the tent"
bear
v. move while holding up or supporting; "Bear gifts"; "bear a heavy load"; "bear news"; "bearing orders"
wave, flourish, brandish
v. move or swing back and forth; "She waved her gun"
lace, interlace, enlace, entwine, twine, intertwine
v. spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
wind up, wind
v. coil the spring of (some mechanical device) by turning a stem; "wind your watch"
writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
wave, flap, undulate, roll
v. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; "The curtains undulated"; "the waves rolled towards the beach"
be adrift, blow, drift, float
v. be in motion due to some air or water current; "The leaves were blowing in the wind"; "the boat drifted on the lake"; "The sailboat was adrift on the open sea"; "the shipwrecked boat drifted away from the shore"
flag, swag, droop, sag
v. droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness
veer
v. shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered"
bend, flex
v. bend a joint; "flex your wrists"; "bend your knees"
arc, curve, arch
v. form an arch or curve; "her back arches"; "her hips curve nicely"
flex, bend
v. form a curve; "The stick does not bend"
coil, spiral, gyrate
v. to wind or move in a spiral course; "the muscles and nerves of his fine drawn body were coiling for action"; "black smoke coiling up into the sky"; "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
quiver, beat, pulsate
v. move with or as if with a regular alternating motion; "the city pulsated with music and excitement"
flap, beat
v. move with a thrashing motion; "The bird flapped its wings"; "The eagle beat its wings and soared high into the sky"
fling
v. move in an abrupt or headlong manner; "He flung himself onto the sofa"
hang
v. be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive; "This worry hangs on my mind"; "The cloud of suspicion hangs over her"
spiral
v. form a spiral; "The path spirals up the mountain"
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double up, double over, double
v. bend over or curl up, usually with laughter or pain; "He doubled and vomited violently"
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wind off, unroll, unwind
v. reverse the winding or twisting of; "unwind a ball of yarn"
disentangle, unwind
v. separate the tangles of
uncoil
v. unwind or untwist
curl
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