What is the meaning of writhe?

verb

  • To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling. )
    • usage: "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
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APAWordNet. (2010). writhe. Retrieved January 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/writhe/definitions/1321473
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "writhe" http://smartdefine.org/writhe/definitions/1321473 (accessed January 18, 2018).
HarvardWordNet 2010, writhe, Smart Define, viewed 18 January, 2018, <http://smartdefine.org/writhe/definitions/1321473>.
MLAWordNet. "writhe" 23 October 2010. Web. 18 January 2018. <http://smartdefine.org/writhe/definitions/1321473>
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