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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to writhed, such as: wiggle, squirm, recoil, wince, twist, and jerk.

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  • Hamburg writhed impotent at his feet and the "heavy arm of justice fell on the canaille."

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • He lay and writhed with pain and fear, and when he heard her in the next room, called to her, begging her to have pity on him.

    Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
  • Strong hands were on Zeyneb's shoulders, but he almost writhed out of them, and stood before Richard.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • Azenor the Pale, writhed with pain under her iron fetters as the flames, reaching her limbs, set her robe and long hair on fire.

  • Then a serpent of fire writhed along the fringe of the cloud mass and disappeared, followed by another sullen roar.

    Menotah | Ernest G. Henham

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