How to use Writhing in a sentence
Eden gazed at his writhing body a moment longer before she rose.
Memon, obsessed with the writhing creature, unhinged his jaw and swallowed it slowly, his eyes closed.
They saw a mass of tough green vines all matted together and writhing and twisting around like a nest of great snakes.
Hence the animals have suggested to vivid imaginations the head of the fabled Gorgon or Medusa with her chevelure of writhing snakes.
The tree lowered a branch to him, and he wrapped his arms around it. It was warm and writhing, and one small branch wrapped around him to keep him secure as it shifted him upwards. Toby broke through the treetops and gasped.Advertisement
He tried to visualize her morphing into a wolf, writhing in pain as she transformed, foaming at the mouth, snarling.
Three guards surrounded Rissa, whose writhing, squealing horse was as much of a menace to her as the attackers flooding from the forest.
Then he fell upon the carpet, rolling and writhing, while scream after scream resounded through the house.
Here the crowd was only one or two deep rather than a writhing mass.
It seemed to Norman, for an instant, that her hair was filled with writhing snakes.Advertisement
The interior of the church was packed with bodies writhing to the deafening, throbbing music.
If Eden succeeded, Xander died, a fact he didn't learn for many years after she left him writhing in agony on the roof of a tavern.
Edwards' famous sermon at Enfield in 1741 so affected his audience that they cried and groaned aloud, and he found it necessary to bid them be still that he might go on; but Davenport and many itinerants provoked and invited shouting and even writhing, and other physical manifestations.
Athetoid CP is characterized by involuntary writhing movements of the limbs and is usually caused by hypoxia of a shorter but more profound duration.
The most frenzied scrutiny failed to disclose any eldritch tentacles writhing from the graves, nor even a consolatory puddle of blasphemous ichor.Advertisement
Potential news reports of soldiers writhing in agony from a cloud of sarin nerve gas had spooked the president and his commanders.
They can also cause involuntary twisting or writhing movements of the limbs or face called dyskinesias.
On the road in front of me was the writhing body of dying snake.
We saw a large bin filled with rotting dead piglets amid a sea of writhing maggots.
For long minutes, moans issued from the writhing forms until all sound and movement ceased.Advertisement
Rhiannon arrives in time to see Damian writhing on the floor in agony.
Many were killed instantly, others lay writhing on the ground screaming in agony from the intolerable pain of their burns.
Like the panel he 'd accessed it was one of the few areas not writhing with fibre-optics or power cabling.
Angela is frequently naked, writhing around in a weak, pathetic state.
His congregation in Norwich held him in reverence and love; but his Calvinist opponents pictured him writhing in hell.Advertisement
This will hold the ghost there so that you can explore the room while it is writhing in pain.
Muscles that receive defective messages from the brain may be constantly contracted and tight (spastic), exhibit involuntary writhing movements (athetosis), or have difficulty with voluntary movement (dyskinesia).
Spastic diplegia, for example, refers to continuously tight muscles that have no voluntary control in both legs, while athetoid quadraparesis describes uncontrolled writhing movements and muscle weakness in all four limbs.
Athetosis-A condition marked by slow, writhing, involuntary muscle movements.
Choreoathetosis is a syndrome of continuous random movements that usually occur at rest and may appear to be fidgety, dancing, or writhing.
Athetosis-slow, writhing, continuous, uncontrollable movement of the arms and legs.
Choreoathetosis-Involuntary rapid, irregular, jerky movements or slow, writhing movements that flow into one another.
The flame-like P u t the matter in another processes and outliers are composed of way, if we could imagine writhing filaments, and the contours all the living cells of a are continually changing while the large oak or of a horse, colony moves as a whole.
But neither Sheridan nor Fox was capable of that sustained and overflowing indignation at outraged justice and oppressed humanity, that consuming moral fire, which burst forth again and again from the chief manager of the impeachment, with such scorching might as drove even the cool and intrepid Hastings beyond all self-control, and made him cry out with protests and exclamations like a criminal writhing under the scourge.
Beside, the likes of grilled chicken marinated in Moroccan spices or forlorn looking king prawns weren't exactly writhing with flavor.
Founding himself to some extent on the traditional motives, Diirer conceived and carried out a set of designs in which the qualities of the German late Gothic style, its rugged strength and restless vehemence, its love of gnarled forms, writhing actions and agitated lines, are fused by the fire of the young master's spirit into vital combination with something of the majestic power and classic severity which he had seen and admired in the works of Mantegna.
And she 's also used to writhing around the stage, so she should be a natural when it comes to pole-dancing.
He knelt on the ground and closed his eyes, seeking out the writhing darkness of his demon side. If the demons had the power to transform and fly, he could access his demon powers, too, even if the Immortal side of him was bound by Death's underworld. "Berries," Toby commanded the tree before him.
Jonny was on a low, flat rock, making love to a woman writhing in pleasure beneath him.
The help of the engraver had early been called in; and tens of thousands of children looked with terror and delight on execrable copperplates, which represented Christian thrusting his sword into Apollyon, or writhing in the grasp of Giant Despair.