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Adjective: writhed  rIdhd
  1. Twisted (especially as in pain or struggle)
    "writhed lips";
    - contorted, writhen
Verb: writhe  rIdh
  1. To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    "The prisoner writhed in discomfort";
    - wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist

See also: crooked

Type of: move

Encyclopedia: Writhe