The pathetic dives and writhing on the field is a turn off to the most ardent American fan.
“Here, hold this,” he barks, handing me the back end of the writhing monster.
After the film came out, my stepfather said to me, ‘I hope you’re not doing any writhing in your next one.
I watched per plunge directly into the groaning, writhing horde.
Both are literally depictions of magical air, evocative of movement and potency stirring inside a writhing cloud.
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.
They struggled in this manner with a rattling in their throats, writhing in the horror of their caresses.
It was a writhing, squirming mass of blackened humanity struggling for a mere physical existence, a bare living.
"We've thought of you often," said Mr. Mudge, writhing his harsh features into a smile.
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.