[n] the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
[n] the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
[adj] having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes"
[adj] marked by repeated turns and bends; "a tortuous road up the mountain"; "winding roads are full of surprises"; "had to steer the car down a twisty track"
crooked, distortion, moving, overrefinement, spin, squirming, straining, tortuous, torture, twirl, twist, twisty, whirl, wiggling, wiggly, winding, wriggling, wriggly, writhing