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writhe
used in The Two Towers

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Definition to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • He writhed, and tried to get his mouth to his ankle and bite the rope.
    4.1 -- Book 4 Chapter 1 -- The Taming of Smeagol (89% in)
  • The blue-gleaming blade shore through them like a scythe through grass, and they leaped and writhed and then hung loose.
    4.9 -- Book 4 Chapter 9 -- Shelob's Lair (57% in)
  • Heaving up again, wrenching away from the pain, she bent her writhing limbs beneath her and sprang backwards in a convulsive leap.
    4.10 -- Book 4 Chapter 10 -- The Choices of Master Samwise (8% in)

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