verb (used without object), writhed, writh·ing.
verb (used with object), writhed, writh·ing.
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Origin of writhe
OTHER WORDS FROM writhewrither, nounwrith·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for writhe
No more wishing you could feel her hot breath on your neck as she writhes in ecstasy.Sotheby’s for Sex: The Problem with Auctioning Off Sex with A Porn Star|Aurora Snow|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During this year I have striven with sorrow as a man, helpless in a desert, who writhes in the folds of the poisonous serpent.Old Fritz and the New Era|Louise Muhlbach
How it writhes and twists at the least touch of unfavorable criticism!Quiet Talks on Power|S.D. Gordon
His respiration makes his sides swell even to bursting, and he writhes with his hands.The Temptation of St. Antony|Gustave Flaubert
(He vainly tries to snap his bonds and writhes convulsively, crying) Brothers!The Iron Pincers|Eugne Sue
He must be agitated with the debate, for he writhes as though his red cushion were a sheet of hot iron.Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland|Henry B. Stanton