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  1. writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twistverb

    to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

    "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sophisticate, squirm, pervert, sprain, wrestle, rick, twist, bend, wrick, wrench, wind, distort, curve, deform, convolute, worm, twist around, twine, flex, wriggle

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  1. writheverb

    Synonyms:
    twist, distort, contort, make awry

  2. writheverb

    Synonyms:
    wriggle, squirm, be distorted

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