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writhen

[rith -uh n] /ˈrɪð ən/
adjective, Archaic.
1.
twisted.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English, Old English; see writhe, -en2
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British Dictionary definitions for writhen

writhen

/ˈrɪðən/
verb
1.
a past participle of writhe
adjective
2.
twisted; distorted
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