writhe

[ rahyth ]SEE DEFINITION OF writhe

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WRITHE

Is it that he might writhe in the nightmare, or suffer agony from cramps?

They began to writhe about his limbs, but drew no sound to vie with their crackling.

Somehow it all made me writhe, agitated me so that I could hardly keep my seat.

Writhe away or not as you please,” thought the poor man, “but pay me my copeck!

As he spoke the psychic began to toss and writhe and moan pitifully.

Andrea might writhe and supplicate and despair as he would—in vain.

He watched it blister and writhe as though it had been a living thing.

I saw the beast, which was perched upon the bowl, writhe and twist.

In mid-air it seemed to writhe and try to change the direction of its leap.

Cunningham had made his bed of horsehair; let him twist and writhe upon it.

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