Synonyms of writhe
squirmDictionary • He was writhing on the floor in agony.
squirm • He gave a feeble shrug and tried to squirm free.
twist • He tried to twist out of my grasp.
toss • I felt as though I'd been tossing and turning all night.
distort • Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
thrash • He collapsed on the floor, thrashing his legs about.
wriggle • The audience were fidgeting and wriggling in their seats.
wiggle • A little worm was wiggling on the pavement.
contort • His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
convulse • Olivia's face convulsed in a series of spasms.
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contortIf someone's face or body contorts or is contorted, it moves into an unnatural and unattractive shape or position.
• His face contorts as he screams out the lyrics.
convulseIf someone convulses or if they are convulsed by or with something, their body moves suddenly in an uncontrolled way.
• Olivia's face convulsed in a series of spasms.
• Make sure the image isn't distorted by lumps and bumps.
Thesaurus for writhe from the Collins English Thesaurus
to twist or squirm in or as if in pain