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writhe
used in Atlas Shrugged

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to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • He saw a lout scurrying across a patch of lamplight, swinging a length of pipe at a wall of glass panes, battering them down with an animal relish, dancing like a gorilla to the sound of crashing glass, until three husky human figures descended upon him, carrying him writhing to the ground.
    3.6 Part 3 Chapter 6 — The Concerto of Deliverance (90% in)

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