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writhe
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • And again his eyes reached toward her voice and his lips writhed.
    Chapter 13 (54% in)
  • The inhabitants of the car came slowly to life, squirmed up out of the blankets, writhed into their clothes.
    Chapter 28 (77% in)

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