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twine, string
n. a lightweight cord
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distort, twine, twist
v. form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted"
lace, interlace, enlace, entwine, twine, intertwine
v. spin,wind, or twist together; "intertwine the ribbons"; "Twine the threads into a rope"; "intertwined hearts"
twine
v. make by twisting together or intertwining; "twine a rope"
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cable
n. a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
line
n. something (as a cord or rope) that is long and thin and flexible; "a washing line"
strand
n. a poetic term for a shore (as the area periodically covered and uncovered by the tides)
wrick, rick, turn, wrench, sprain, twist
v. twist suddenly so as to sprain; "wrench one's ankle"; "The wrestler twisted his shoulder"; "the hikers sprained their ankles when they fell"; "I turned my ankle and couldn't walk for several days"
warp, buckle, heave
v. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
detach
v. separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
seize, grab
v. capture the attention or imagination of; "This story will grab you"; "The movie seized my imagination"
plait
v. weave into plaits; "plait hair"
plait
v. weave into plaits; "plait hair"
pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
ensnarl, mesh, enmesh
v. entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh
withdraw, disengage
v. release from something that holds fast, connects, or entangles; "I want to disengage myself from his influence"; "disengage the gears"
wind, wreathe
v. form into a wreath
pleach, braid
v. form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair"
pleach, braid
v. form or weave into a braid or braids; "braid hair"
curl, loop, coil
v. wind around something in coils or loops
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
climb on, jump on, get on, mount up, hop on, bestride, mount
v. get up on the back of; "mount a horse"
uprise, rise, resurrect
v. return from the dead; "Christ is risen!"; "The dead are to uprise"
whirlpool, whirl, swirl, purl, eddy
v. flow in a circular current, of liquids
whirl around, tumble, whirl
v. fly around; "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
twirl, spin, birl, whirl
v. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
whirl, twiddle, swirl, twirl
v. turn in a twisting or spinning motion; "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
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"
spiral, corkscrew
v. move in a spiral or zigzag course
transfer, remove
v. shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court"
move out, take out, remove
v. cause to leave; "The teacher took the children out of the classroom"
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grow
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
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clarify
v. make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
untwist
v. cause to become untwisted
straighten out, straighten
v. make straight
untwine
v. undo what has been twined together; "untwine the strings"
unpick, untangle, unscramble, unknot, unravel
v. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"
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