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writhe
used in Divergent

5 uses
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Definition
to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • I walk to the center of the arena and my guts writhe as Peter comes toward me, taller than I remembered, arm muscles standing at attention.
    Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • Once I'm dressed and the urge to cry is gone, I feel something hot and violent writhing in my stomach.
    Chapter 14 (39% in)
  • Someone else screams too, and someone yells for help, and Edward is still on the floor, writhing and wailing.
    Chapter 16 (70% in)
  • My stomach writhes, partly because I know he makes a good point but I don't want to admit it, and partly because I want something I don't know how to express; I want to press against the space between us until it disappears.
    Chapter 22 (90% in)
  • I can't seem tense, even though I feel like my insides are writhing within me.
    Chapter 28 (43% in)

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