turn from a liquid to a solid mass; "his blood curdled"
go bad or sour; "The milk curdled"
turn into curds; "curdled milk"
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water
cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
the act of flipping a coin
toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air
a sudden, quick movement; "with a flip of the wrist"; "the fish flipped over"
look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
marked by casual disrespect; "a flip
the act of deciding to do something; "he didn't make a move to help"; "his first move was to hire a lawyer"
move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
(game) a player's turn to take some action permitted by the rules of the game
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
the act of changing your residence or place of business; "they say that three moves equal one fire"
cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"
make imperfect; "nothing marred her beauty"
destroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
the act of stripping and taking by force
the act of spoiling something by causing damage to it; "her spoiling my dress was deliberate"
(usually plural) valuables taken by violence (especially in war); "to the victor belong the spoils of the enemy"
a coupling (as in a chain) that has one end that turns on a headed pin
turn on a pivot
turned, rotated, pirouetted
the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
do the twist
turning or twisting around (in place); "with a quick twist of his head he surveyed the room"
social dancing in which couples vigorously twist their hips and arms in time to the music; was popular in the 1960s; "they liked to dance the twist"
a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair
an interpretation of a text or action; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
a jerky pulling movement
an unforeseen development; "events suddenly took an awkward turn"
a miniature whirlpool or whirlwind resulting when the current of a fluid doubles back on itself
form into twists; "Twist the strips of dough"
a circular segment of a curve; "a bend in the road"; "a crook in the path"
practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead
shift to a clockwise direction; "the wind veered"
turn sharply; change direction abruptly; "The car cut to the left at the intersection"; "The motorbike veered to the right"