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writhe
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

2 uses
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Definition
to move in a twisting or contorted motion — often of a person when struggling or in pain
  • After one shocked stare, the family downed the mess in a silence that made Kit writhe.
    p. 48.9
  • Back at the shore Hannah received the writhing bundle with joy and climbed obediently into the rowboat.
    p. 192.8

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