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Synonyms and Antonyms of writhe

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synonym (synonym of writhe)

hypernym (writhe IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF writhe relation)

  • (verb.motion)
    make a sudden twisting motion (verb.motion)

derivation (.... is derived from writhe)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of wiggling (noun.act)
  • (noun.event)
    a jerky pulling movement (noun.event)
  • (noun.person)
    one who can't stay still (especially a child) (noun.person)
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground (noun.phenomenon)
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation squirm twist worm wrestle wriggle move wrench squirm wiggle wriggle twist wrench squirmer

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