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writhing




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writhing
     1. adj. Bended in twisting struggle.
     2. n. A twisting struggle.
writhe
     1. v. To twist, to wring (something).
     2. v. To contort (a part of the body).
     3. v. (intransitive) To twist or contort the body; to be distorted.
     4. n. (knot theory) The number of negative crossings subtracted from the number of positive crossings in a knot

Example Sentences

But then I have to listen to my wife's childhood stories about slugs, writhing around, turning themselves inside out with pain. 
It stretches and continues its purring writhing routine. 

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