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writhe
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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  • Riddle was writhing and twisting, screaming and flailing and then He had gone.
  • Immediately, his insides started writhing as though he’d just swallowed live snakes — doubled up, he wondered whether he was going to be sick — then a burning sensation spread rapidly from his stomach to the very ends of his fingers and toes — next, bringing him gasping to all fours, came a horrible melting feeling, as the skin all over his body bubbled like hot wax — and before his eyes, his hands began to grow, the fingers thickened, the nails broadened, the knuckles were bulging…

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

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