To wrench or sprain:
To twist about in a wriggling, snakelike motion; writhe.
To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
To move to and fro with a twisting, writhing motion; twist and turn; squirm
To taken (something) away from another by gripping and pulling:
To wring is to twist or compress something to get the liquid out of it or to get something out of another person or thing using a lot of pressure or force.
To move or cause to move with short, jerky or twisting motions from side to side; wriggle shakily or sinuously
To injure by twisting:
To move about restlessly; twist and turn:
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To move with a squirming motion; wriggle
To pull, twist, push, thrust, or throw with a sudden, sharp movement
To raise and turn under (the upper lip), as in snarling or showing scorn.
To cause to deviate from what is normal, proper, or accurate:
To turn or be turned from a straight line or from some direction or position
To cause to deviate from what is normal, reasonable, or accurate:
To move shakily; wobble:
To stir the emotions:
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