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Adjective: writhing  rI-dhing
  1. Moving in a twisting, snake-like or wormlike fashion
    "writhing worms";
    - wiggly, wriggling, wriggly
Verb: writhe  rIdh
  1. Move in a twisting or contorted motion (esp. when struggling)
    "The prisoner writhed in discomfort";
    - wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist

See also: moving, squirmy

Type of: move

Encyclopedia: Writhe