writhe - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive] 

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/raɪð/
present tense
I/you/we/theywrithe
he/she/itwrithes
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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