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screw [ skroo ]
Main Entry: screw
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: twist in
Synonyms: spiral, tighten, turn, twine, wind, work
Antonyms: unscrew, untwist
Main Entry: screw
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: twist, contort
Synonyms: contract, crimp, crinkle, crumple, distort, pucker, rimple, ruck up, rumple, scrunch, wrinkle
Antonyms: unscrew, untwist
Main Entry: screw
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: pressure
Synonyms: bilk, bleed, cheat, chisel, coerce, constrain, defraud, do*, exact, extort, extract, force, hold a knife to, oppress, pinch*, pressurize, put screws to, ream, shake down, squeeze, wrench, wrest, wring
Antonyms: help
Main Entry: abandon
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: leave behind, relinquish
Synonyms: abdicate, back out, bail out, bow out, chicken out, cop out, cut loose, desert, discard, discontinue, ditch*, drop, drop out, duck*, dump*, dust*, flake out, fly the coop, give up the ship, kiss goodbye, leave, leg it, let go, opt out, pull out, quit, run out on, screw*, ship out, stop, storm out, surrender, take a powder, take a walk, throw over, vacate, walk out on, wash hands of, withdraw, yield
Antonyms: cherish, defend, keep, pursue, retain, support
Main Entry: bolt
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: lock; part of lock
Synonyms: bar, brad, catch, coupling, dowel, fastener, lag, latch, lock, nut, padlock, peg, pin, pipe, rivet, rod, screw, skewer, sliding bar, spike, stake, staple, stud
Antonyms: key
Main Entry: cheat
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: defraud, fool
Synonyms: bamboozle*, beat, beguile, bilk, bleed, bunco, burn, caboodle, chisel, con, cozen, crib, cross, deceive, defraud, delude, diddle, do a number on, do*, double-cross, double-deal, dupe, fast talk, finagle, fleece, flimflam, fudge, give bum steer, gouge, gyp, hoodwink, hose, jerk around, milk, mislead, pull one's leg, ream, rip off, rook, rope in, sandbag, scam, screw, shaft, short, shuck, skin, snow, stiff, sucker, swindle, take, take for a ride, take in, take out, trick, trim, two-time, victimize
Main Entry: crimp
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: fold or curl
Synonyms: coil, crease, crimple, crinkle, crisp, crumple, flow, frizz, pleat, rimple, ruck, screw, scrunch, set, swirl, undulate, wave, wrinkle
Antonyms: straighten
Main Entry: crinkle
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: crumple, ruffle
Synonyms: cockle, coil, crackle, crease, crimp, crimple, curl, fold, hiss, pucker, ruck, rumple, rustle, scallop, screw, scrunch, seam, swish, twist, whisper, wind, wreathe, wrinkle
Antonyms: straighten
Main Entry: crumple
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: make or become wrinkled
Synonyms: break down, buckle, cave in, collapse, crease, crimp, crimple, crinkle, crush, fall, fold, give way, go to pieces, pucker, rimple, ruck, rumple, screw, scrunch, shrivel, wad, wrinkle
Antonyms: straighten
Main Entry: deceive
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: mislead; be dishonest
Synonyms: bamboozle*, beat, beat out of, beguile, betray, bilk, buffalo, burn, cheat, circumvent, clip, con, cozen, cross up, defraud, delude, disappoint, double-cross, dupe, ensnare, entrap, fake, falsify, fleece, fool, gouge, gull, hoax, hoodwink, hook*, humbug, impose upon, lead on, outwit, play joke on, pull fast one, put on, rob, scam, screw, sell, skin, suck in, swindle, take advantage of, take for, take for ride, take in, take to cleaners, trick, victimize
Antonyms: be honest
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