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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move in a twisting or contorted motion (especially when struggling).

Usage examples (32)
  • I could do nothing but writhe in pain after I banged my toe against the wall.
  • With a thin writhe of a smile, Collins investigated the insides of her clenched hands to make sure that the hooks were connected.
  • It began to writhe and utter hoarse cries of pain.
  • Slowly, tendrils writhe out of the soup, seeking me. for more
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