to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling);
"The prisoner writhed in discomfort"
"The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
- Her remarks made him writhe with shame.
- The more the worms writhe, the more I yearn to crush out their entrails.
- The patient was writhing on the bed in agony.
- They surely writhe under this pressure.
- Students will writhe under such unjust treatment.
- His family could only cry and watch this expert marksman twist and writhe in his death agonies.
Who twisted her hair..And writhed it shining in serpent-coils.出自： C. Rossetti
Snow lies..writhed into loveliest wreaths.出自： J. A. Symonds