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verb[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective intertwisted
Twisted together.‘intertwisted trees’
ravelled, entangled, snarled, snarled up, entwined, intertwisted, twisted, knotted, knotty, enmeshed, coiled, matted, tangly, messy, muddledView synonyms
- ‘Such protofilaments merge and intertwist, yielding thin fibrils, which are capable of further association and twining, producing mature amyloid.’
- ‘‘Because…’ I intertwisted our fingers as I spoke.’
- ‘The existing morphological studies on insulin aggregation stress the hierarchical intertwisting of protofilaments.’
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