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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. writhe: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. writhe: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. writhe: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. writhe: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. writhe: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. writhe: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. writhe: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. writhe: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. writhe: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. writhe: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. writhe: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. writhe: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. writhe: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. writhe: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. writhe: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. writhe: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Writhe: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Writhe: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. writhe: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. writhe: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. writhe: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. writhe: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. writhe: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. writhe: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. writhe: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. writhe: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. writhe: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. writhe: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. writhe: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. writhe: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. writhe: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Writhe: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  2. writhe: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. writhe: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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verb:  to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling) ("The prisoner writhed in discomfort")

▸ Also see writhing
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Phrases that include writhe:   writhe under, writhe with more...

Words similar to writhe:   squirm, twist, worm, wrestle, wriggle, writhed, writhing, more...

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