I watched per plunge directly into the groaning, writhing horde.
The pathetic dives and writhing on the field is a turn off to the most ardent American fan.
After the film came out, my stepfather said to me, ‘I hope you’re not doing any writhing in your next one.
“Here, hold this,” he barks, handing me the back end of the writhing monster.
But a close examination of the actual practice itself reveals that the writhing, miserable reality of it is virtually undeniable.
Well, the last time I was here it was a boiling, writhing lake, and that mound you see yonder was an island in the middle.
There, within two feet of me, the ugly venomous devil was writhing in her hair.
It was a writhing, squirming mass of blackened humanity struggling for a mere physical existence, a bare living.
writhing upon the ground all around him were ape-things in their death agonies.
These and others caught sight of the writhing figures, and charged down upon them with loud cries of triumph.
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.