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Synonyms of writhing

Verb


1. writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist, move

usage: to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"

Adjective


1. wiggly, wriggling, wriggly, writhing, moving (vs. nonmoving)

usage: moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion; "wiggly worms"

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