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adjective as in jerky

adjective as in writhing

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Then he leaned over to catch what Lou, his face twitching and jaws contracting, was saying to him.

The animal falls to the floor of its tiny steel cage, where it lies twitching.

Whether my body is twitching or calm, my mind is working full-steam, toying with words, repeating phrases.

Some final twitching, a jolt in his chest muscles, a vibration in his hands, and finally it was over.

The change was visible in his heightened colour, in his flashing eyes, and in his twitching mustachios.

She was suddenly aware that her hand was still on his, but the twitching fingers had closed about hers in a calm, firm grasp.

Kano glanced at the burning eyes, the quivering face and twitching muscles with a smile.

It was either a trick of the dying light, or else I detected an almost imperceptible twitching of the grim lips.

Drinkwater, I believe youre lying, said OLeary, with a twitching of his hands that made the other draw back abruptly.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to twitching, such as: bouncy, bumpy, rough, shaking, convulsive, and fitful.

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