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writhe
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Crime and Punishment
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  • He had got completely away from everyone, like a tortoise in its shell, and even the sight of a servant girl who had to wait upon him and looked sometimes into his room made him writhe with nervous irritation.
  • Why, you sat on your chair in a way you never do sit, on the edge somehow, and you seemed to be writhing all the time.

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

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