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writhe

verb

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1 to cause to twine about one another
  • tends to writhe his fingers together when he's nervous or upset

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2 to make jerky or restless movements
  • writhing in pain from his injuries

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“Writhe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/writhe. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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