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writhe
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The Call of the Wild
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  • But no matter how Spitz circled, Joe whirled around on his heels to face him, mane bristling, ears laid back, lips writhing and snarling, jaws clipping together as fast as he could snap, and eyes diabolically gleaming—the incarnation of belligerent fear.
  • Twice his teeth clipped together, like the steel jaws of a trap, as he backed away for better footing, with lean and lifting lips that writhed and snarled.
  • His whole body was gathered compactly together in the tremendous effort, the muscles writhing and knotting like live things under the silky fur.
  • Buck writhed his lips into the preliminary of a snarl, but sniffed noses with him, Whereupon the old wolf sat down, pointed nose at the moon, and broke out the long wolf howl.

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

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