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verb [intransitive]     writhe pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewrithing
past tensewrithed
past participlewrithed
  1. to move by twisting and turning, especially when you feel a lot of pain
    writhe in pain/agony:

    He writhed in agony on the ground.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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