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writhe
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Frankenstein
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  • I writhed under his words, yet dared not exhibit the pain I felt.
  • I had saved a human being from destruction, and as a recompense I now writhed under the miserable pain of a wound which shattered the flesh and bone.
  • The death of William, the execution of Justine, the murder of Clerval, and lastly of my wife; even at that moment I knew not that my only remaining friends were safe from the malignity of the fiend; my father even now might be writhing under his grasp, and Ernest might be dead at his feet.

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  • The patient writhed in pain.
  • She writhed on the sidewalk begging that someone call an ambulance.

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