Origin of writhe
OTHER WORDS FROM writhewrith·er, noun
How to use writhe in a sentence
Harden, visibly in pain, writhed on the floor as World Peace was ejected from the game.Metta World Peace, David Beckham, and More Flagrant Fouls in Sports|Brittany Jones-Cooper|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the back of the car, her neighbor shouted and writhed in pain.
Snakes hung on his neck and arms and writhed through his belt loops.
Hamburg writhed impotent at his feet and the "heavy arm of justice fell on the canaille."Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He lay and writhed with pain and fear, and when he heard her in the next room, called to her, begging her to have pity on him.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
Strong hands were on Zeyneb's shoulders, but he almost writhed out of them, and stood before Richard.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Azenor the Pale, writhed with pain under her iron fetters as the flames, reaching her limbs, set her robe and long hair on fire.
Then a serpent of fire writhed along the fringe of the cloud mass and disappeared, followed by another sullen roar.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham