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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhingadjective

    moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion

    "wiggly worms"


  1. writhingnoun

    A twisting struggle.


  1. writhing

    Writhing refers to the act of twisting or contorting the body, often as a result of severe physical pain, struggle, or discomfort. It can also be used metaphorically to describe emotional or mental distress.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Writhing

    of Writhe

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of writhing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of writhing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of writhing in a Sentence

  1. Alex Trebek:

    I was on the floor writhing in pain. It went from a 3 to an 11, and it happened three or four times that day while we were taping. So, that was a little rough on me.

  2. Guillem Felix:

    We got a second call an hour later to say it had ended up writhing on the sand and the lifeguards had put it back in the water but had subsequently returned to the shoreline.

  3. Oumou Compaore:

    This was a first for me. It was really interesting... Seeing these dancers writhing like that as well, it made me want to join them.

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    an onerous or difficult concern
    A sheath
    B hunch
    C serendipity
    D encumbrance

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