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writhe

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  • verbcontort; toss back and forth
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Synonyms for writhe

verb contort; toss back and forth
  • recoil
  • squirm
  • wiggle
  • wince
  • agonize
  • bend
  • distort
  • jerk
  • struggle
  • suffer
  • thrash
  • thresh
  • twist
  • worm
  • wriggle

Antonyms for writhe

  • straighten
  • be still
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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verb. disfigure, distort
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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