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 for screwing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Screw \Screw\ (skr[udd]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Screwed
     (skr[udd]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Screwing.]
     1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press,
        fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as,
        to screw a lock on a door; to screw a press.
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     2. To force; to squeeze; to press, as by screws.
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              But screw your courage to the sticking place,
              And we'll not fail.                   --Shak.
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     3. Hence: To practice extortion upon; to oppress by
        unreasonable or extortionate exactions.
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              Our country landlords, by unmeasurable screwing and
              racking their tenants, have already reduced the
              miserable people to a worse condition than the
              peasants in France.                   --swift.
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     4. To twist; to distort; as, to screw his visage.
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              He screwed his face into a hardened smile. --Dryden.
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     5. To examine rigidly, as a student; to subject to a severe
        examination. [Cant, American Colleges]
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     To screw out, to press out; to extort.
  
     To screw up,
        (a) to force; to bring by violent pressure. --Howell.
        (b) to damage by unskillful effort; to bungle; to botch;
            to mess up; as, he screwed up the contract
            negotiations, and we lost the deal.
        (c) [intrans.] to fail by unskillful effort, usually
            causing unpleasant consequences.
  
     To screw in, to force in by turning or twisting.
  
     Screw around,
        (a) to act aimlessly or unproductively.
        (b) to commit adultery; to be sexually promiscuous.
  
     Screw around with, to operate or make changes on (a machine
        or device) without expert knowledge; to fiddle with.
        [Colloq.] . -->
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Screwing \Screw"ing\,
     a. & n. from Screw, v. t.
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     Screwing machine. See Screw machine, under Screw.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  screwing
      n 1: slang for sexual intercourse [syn: fuck, fucking,
           screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of
           ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shag, shtup]

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