Part of speech:
The definition of writhe is to twist or to suffer emotionally.
To move in or form a spiral
(Figuratively) Any bucking motion of an object that lacks legs or feet.
To change from a curled condition; straighten
To clasp firmly and shake (another's hand), as in congratulation.
To move in a winding course
To weave together; interlace
To become sour:
twist suddenly so as to sprain
To join or become joined by twining together.
Wind can also mean to wrap something around or to turn a handle of a clock so that the clock will work properly.
(Nautical) To fasten:
To curve is defined as to move or follow in a smooth bend.
(Cricket, of a ball) To move sideways when bouncing.
To cause a sprain to a joint or ligament.
To twist or wrench out of its usual form into one that is grotesque; distort violently
(Intransitive) To become straight.
To loosen or separate (something twisted) by turning in the opposite direction; unwind.
To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
To move from side to side or in and out
To form a wreathlike shape around something
To become deformed:
To mar or spoil the appearance or shape of; deform.
To show to be false; contradict:
(Intransitive) To apply colors to the areas within the boundaries of a line drawing using colored markers or crayons.
To receive a load:
To state wrongly or falsely.
To pull or tug (at something) with a wrenching movement
An attention-getting device or feature, typically superficial, designed to promote the success of a product, campaign, etc.
(Slang) A surprise ending, ironic twist, etc.
A different or unexpected development, action, or idea:
In a straight line or direction; unswervingly
To alter and spoil the natural form or appearance of
In a true manner; truly, truthfully, accurately, etc.
Something different; variety:
Ability means a special talent or skill.
A clever, unexpected new trick or method
(Slang) Incriminating information or evidence:
The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
(Informal) A short trip or ride.
Wire, thread, etc. wound around something
The definition of a braid is an interweaving of three or more strips of something.
A braid of hair, ribbon, etc.
Tress is a lock of human hair, especially women's.
Something fashioned or devised systematically:
(Brit.) Sprain or wrench
practice sophistry; change the meaning of or be vague about in order to mislead or deceive
To make more complex or refined:
To move by muscular control:
To struggle in trying to manage, control, or deal with something:
To cause to wriggle
To cover, envelop, or encase, as by folding or coiling something about:
To wind or coil about something:
To twist or wind around:
To distort is defined as to change something or shape something in a way that changes it from the truth or from what it should be.
The difference between one number in a set and the mean of the set.
To twine or twist together.
Kink is defined as to make bends in something that is usually straight.
To be an improper or bad representative of
twist suddenly so as to sprain
To turn from truth, rectitude, or propriety; to divert from a right use, end, or way; to lead astray; to corrupt.
(Archit.) To form with quirks
To spin or turn around a center or axis; rotate
To twist; turn; wind; have a motion like that of a screw
To squirm is to wiggle or fidget, especially when you do so because you are nervous or uncomfortable.
A slender, coiling plant part, often a modified leaf or leaf part, that helps support the stem of some climbing angiosperms by clinging to or winding around an object. Peas, squash, and grapes produce tendrils.
To machine a thread on (a screw, nut, or bolt).
The stress on an object when torque is applied to it.
To adjust or modify slightly, so as to improve performance, efficiency, etc.; fine-tune
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