Snakes hung on his neck and arms and writhed through his belt loops.
Harden, visibly in pain, writhed on the floor as World Peace was ejected from the game.
In the back of the car, her neighbor shouted and writhed in pain.
In the darkness he seemed some monster, which in dreadful silence, writhed and fought down a slow road to death.
The enemy collapsed at his feet and writhed helplessly on the floor.
The soul within him writhed in agony as he reflected on the use which he had made of it.
"I cannot, I cannot," Fauchery kept repeating as he writhed to get free.
He writhed, struggled, twisted and swayed in the unequal contest.
His face was aflame with joy, and he writhed and shook like one who hath a devil.
Those nations grovelled and writhed under their partly childish, partly terrific, and partly disgusting superstitions.
Old English wriðan "to twist or bend," earlier "to bind or fetter," from Proto-Germanic *writhanan (cf. North Frisian wrial, Old High German ridan, Old Norse riða, Middle Swedish vriþa, Middle Danish vride), from PIE *wreit- "to turn, bend" (see wreath). Related: Writhed; writhing.