No more wishing you could feel her hot breath on your neck as she writhes in ecstasy.
Hamersley writhes as he listens, the red spot on his cheek spreading and flushing redder.
How he writhes his back, curving it like some monstrous catamount.
Miranda writhes till the cords fastening his wrists almost cut through the skin.
She writhes, she curses; her fear and fury are horrible to behold.
I can see that he writhes in torment; and his face—what would his face be?
Even so the Japanese wrestler, who has got a certainty, is temperance itself towards his victim, who writhes in vain.
Why, every trunk is a weird fantastic subject in itself, and every branch as it twists and writhes in titanic agonies.
His sister Diana taunts him with cowardice, so Juno grips her by the wrist and boxes her ears till she writhes again.
(He vainly tries to snap his bonds and writhes convulsively, crying) Brothers!
Old English wriðan "to twist or bend," earlier "to bind or fetter," from Proto-Germanic *writhanan (cf. North Frisian wrial, Old High German ridan, Old Norse riða, Middle Swedish vriþa, Middle Danish vride), from PIE *wreit- "to turn, bend" (see wreath). Related: Writhed; writhing.