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used in Lord of the Flies

2 uses
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to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • Ralph twisted sideways on top of a writhing body and felt hot breath on his cheek.
    p. 167.3
  • Beyond them the tribe and the twins were a loud and writhing heap.
    p. 179.3

There are no more uses of "writhe" in Lord of the Flies.

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