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Meaning: To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress

May 3, 2016 15:26 IST
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Meaning: To twist the body, face, or limbs or as in pain or distress

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The sportsman fell of abruptly and was writhing in pain.

Pronunciation: rahyth

Usage/Example: 1. The prawns are seen wriggling and writhing on the skewers, which are placed on a plate on the table. (Source: The Sun)

2. He then threw her out of the house where she continued to bleed and writhe in pain on the steps as neighbours gathered. (source: DAWN.com)

3. As both men writhe on the floor in pain, the ball reaches Thomas and his shot hits the post. (Source: Eurosport.com)

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