To twist or wrench out of its usual form into one that is grotesque; distort violently
To twist and turn the body in a snakelike movement; wriggle; writhe
To put up with; tolerate:
To cause to move from side to side or up and down:
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.
To give rest to; refresh by rest
To suffer extreme pain:
(Nautical) To fasten:
Jerk is defined as to pull, push or throw in a sharp sudden motion.
To lose or cause to lose vitality or intensity:
To become sour:
To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force.
Wrest is to take something by force or with considerable difficulty.
To move along with a wriggling motion
To clasp and twist or squeeze (one's hands), as in distress.
To be disposed of by sale:
Find another word for writhe. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for writhe, like: contort, squirm, suffer, move painfully, toss, distort, throw-a-fit, rest, be at ease, agonize and bend.