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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: writhing(0.01095 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to writhing.
English → Indonesian (quick)
geliang, geliat, geliut
English → English (WordNet)
adj : having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion;
“squirming boys”; “wiggly worms”; “writhing snakes”
[syn: squirming, twisting, wiggling, wiggly, wriggling,
English → English (gcide)
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.