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writhe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of writhe

  1. 1 to cause to twine about one another tends to writhe his fingers together when he's nervous or upset Synonyms of writhe enlace, entwine, implicate [archaic], interlace, intertwist, interweave, inweave, lace, ply, twist, weave, wreathe, intertwineWords Related to writhe braid, plait, plat, pleach; blend, fuse, join, link, mixNear Antonyms of writhe disentangle, uncoil, untangle, untwine, unwind

  2. 2 to make jerky or restless movements writhing in pain from his injuries Synonyms of writhe fiddle, jerk, jig, jiggle, squiggle, squirm, thrash, thresh, toss, twist, twitch, wiggle, wriggle, fidgetWords Related to writhe flit, flutter, twitter; quake, quiver, shake, shiver, shudder, tremble; paceNear Antonyms of writhe relax, rest, unwind; calm (down), still



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