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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • They picked a way among the trees, and their ponies plodded along, carefully avoiding the many writhing and interlacing roots.
  • For a moment, perfectly balanced between their piercing points, he writhed, tormented.
  • Sam and Frodo were only a few steps up, and Gandalf had just begun to climb, when the groping tentacles writhed across the narrow shore and fingered the cliff-wall and the doors.

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

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