名词:writher 动词过去式:writhed 过去分词:writhed 现在分词:writhing 第三人称单数:writhes
1 [I, Ip] (of sb or sb's body) twist or roll about, esp because of great pain （指某人或身体）扭动或翻滚（尤指因巨痛）
*the writhing coils of a snake 蛇身体扭动盘绕成的圈
* The patient was writhing (about) on the bed in agony. 病人疼得在床上直打滚.
2 [I, Ipr] ~ (at/under sth); ~ (with sth) suffer mental agony (because of sth) （因某事物）遭受精神痛苦
*writhe under sb's insults 因遭某人侮辱而苦恼
* Her remarks made him writhe with shame. 她的话羞得他十分难堪.
[Language: Old English;Origin: writhan 'to twist']
to twist your body from side to side violently, especially because you are suffering pain
writhe in pain/agony etc
He lay writhing in pain.