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writhe
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The Aeneid
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  • Nor less the captive struggles for his life: He writhes his body to prolong the strife, And, fencing for his naked throat, exerts His utmost vigor, and the point averts.

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

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