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To twist or wrench out of its usual form into one that is grotesque; distort violently
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  1. To twist or wrench out of its usual form into one that is grotesque; distort violently
  2. To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
  3. To become contorted:
To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
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  1. To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
  2. To twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment.
  3. To show or feel distress, as from painful embarrassment, humiliation, etc.
To twist out of shape; change the usual or normal shape, form, or appearance of
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  1. To twist out of shape; change the usual or normal shape, form, or appearance of
  2. To modify (a wave, sound, signal, etc.) so as to produce an unfaithful reproduction
  3. To cause to deviate from what is normal, reasonable, or accurate:
To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
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  1. To undergo or experience (any process, esp. change)
  2. To put up with; tolerate:
  3. To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To suffer extreme pain:
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  1. To suffer extreme pain:
  2. To be in agony or great pain; feel anguish
  3. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something:
To show or feel distress, as from painful embarrassment, humiliation, etc.
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  1. To show or feel distress, as from painful embarrassment, humiliation, etc.
  2. (Figuratively) To move in a slow, irregular motion.
  3. To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
To put in a given position, condition, or situation:
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  1. To put in a given position, condition, or situation:
  2. To get rid of; throw away; discard
  3. To move or go impatiently, angrily, or disdainfully, as with a toss of the head
To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
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  1. To change the position of so that the underside becomes the upper side:
  2. To get by buying and selling:
  3. To divert or deflect:
To form into squiggles
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  1. To form into squiggles
  2. To move with a squirming motion; wriggle
  3. To wriggle or squirm
To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
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  1. To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
  2. To show or feel distress, as from painful embarrassment, humiliation, etc.
  3. (Figuratively) To move in a slow, irregular motion.
To move shakily; wobble:
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  1. To move shakily; wobble:
  2. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
  3. To move in a shaky or wobbly manner; totter
To make (one's way, for example) by or as if by wiggling:
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  1. To make (one's way, for example) by or as if by wiggling:
  2. To cause to move back and forth with quick irregular motions:
  3. To move or proceed with a twisting or turning motion; wriggle:
A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
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  1. A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
  2. Any of various invertebrate animals having a soft, long body that is round or flattened and usually lacks limbs. The term worm is used variously to refer to the segmented worms (or annelids, such as the earthworm), roundworms (or nematodes), flatworms (or platyhelminths), and various other groups.
  3. To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
To bring into a specified condition, form, etc. by wriggling
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  1. To bring into a specified condition, form, etc. by wriggling
  2. To move or proceed with writhing motions:
  3. To move to and fro with a twisting, writhing motion; twist and turn; squirm
Find another word for writhe. In this page you can discover 25 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for writhe, like: contort, move painfully, squirm, distort, suffer, twist and turn, undergo agony, turn with pain, throw-a-fit, rest and be at ease.