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writhe
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • It was full of what looked like foot-long maggots, slimy, white, and writhing.
  • It took them no time to find the little group of people around Katie, who was still writhing and screaming on the ground; Ron, Hermione, and Leanne were all trying to quiet her.
  • Harry, Ron, and Hermione rushed forward to help, but even as they grabbed Katie’s legs, she fell on top of them; Harry and Ron managed to catch her but she was writhing so much they could hardly hold her.
  • I don’t care," said Harry again, looking with disgust at the writhing, stamping house-elf.

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

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