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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: writhe(0.01187 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to writhe.
English → Indonesian (quick)
geliang, geliat, geliut
English → English (WordNet)
v : to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when
struggling); “The prisoner writhed in discomfort”; “The
child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace”
[syn: wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist]
English → English (gcide)
Writhe \Writhe\, v. i.
To twist or contort the body; to be distorted; as, to writhe
with agony. Also used figuratively.
After every attempt, he felt that he had failed, and
writhed with shame and vexation. --Macaulay.
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.]
1. To twist; to turn; now, usually, to twist or turn so as to
distort; to wring. ``With writhing [turning] of a pin.''
Then Satan first knew pain,
And writhed him to and fro. --Milton.
Her mouth she writhed, her forehead taught to frown.
His battle-writhen arms, and mighty hands.
2. To wrest; to distort; to pervert.
The reason which he yieldeth showeth the least part
of his meaning to be that whereunto his words are
3. To extort; to wring; to wrest. [R.]
The nobility hesitated not to follow the example of
their sovereign in writhing money from them by every
species of oppression. --Sir W.