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writhe
used in The Sea of Monsters

3 uses
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Definition
to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • When he extended the antenna, two creatures began writhing around it-green snakes, no bigger than earthworms.
    Chapter 7 (65% in)
  • The mini-snakes writhed up and down the antenna right next to his ear.
    Chapter 7 (66% in)
  • It was hissing, its front half writhing in all different directions.
    Chapter 10 (67% in)

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