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English → English (WordNet) Definition: writhen writhen adj : twisted (especially as in pain or struggle); “his mad contorted smile”; “writhed lips”; “my writhen features”- Walter scott [syn: contorted, writhed]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Writhen Writhe \Writhe\, v. t. [imp. Writhed; p. p. Writhed, Obs. or Poetic Writhen; p. pr. & vb. n. Writhing.] [OE. writhen, AS. wr[=i]?an to twist; akin to OHG. r[=i]dan, Icel. r[=i]?a, Sw. vrida, Dan. vride. Cf. Wreathe, Wrest, Wroth.] [1913 Webster] 1. To twist; to turn; now, usually, to twist or turn so as to distort; to wring. ``With writhing [turning] of a pin.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Then Satan first knew pain, And writhed him to and fro. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Her mouth she writhed, her forehead taught to frown. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] His battle-writhen arms, and mighty hands. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 2. To wrest; to distort; to pervert. [1913 Webster] The reason which he yieldeth showeth the least part of his meaning to be that whereunto his words are writhed. --Hooker. [1913 Webster] 3. To extort; to wring; to wrest. [R.] [1913 Webster] The nobility hesitated not to follow the example of their sovereign in writhing money from them by every species of oppression. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] Writhen \Writh"en\, a. Having a twisted distorted from. [1913 Webster] A writhen staff his step unstable guides. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]


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