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  • He began writhing convulsively.
  • He glanced back apprehensively, half expecting to find the limp white things crawling after him in sightless pursuit or snaking up through the treetops in a writhing and ungovernable mutative mass.
  • ’They certainly look beautiful now writhing in agony or stupefied with morphine, don’t they?
  • ’Taste it,’ Milo urged, following Yossarian’s writhing face around with the banana insistently.
  • All at once he realized — though the writhing turbulence beneath him had not diminished one whit — that she was no longer grappling with him, recognized with a quiver that she was not fighting him but heaving her pelvis up against him remorselessly in the primal, powerful, rhapsodic instinctual rhythm of erotic ardor and abandonment.

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

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