Crossword Clue & Answers
8 September 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple
We found 7 answers for the crossword clue 'Writhe', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.
This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.
We have given Writhe a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.
As well as being a clue we've also seen Writhe as an answer itself some 124 times.
Writhe is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.
We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Wednesday, 08 September 2021 with the answer being SQUIRM, we also found SQUIRM to be the most popular answer for this clue.
We've seen this clue in the following publications:
- Irish Independent - Simple - 8 Sep 2021
- The Guardian Quick - 23 Jun 2021
- The Daily Mail Quick - 10 Mar 2021
- The Guardian Quick - 27 Nov 2019
Definitions and usage
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- 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"
We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Writhe'.
- wither Wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"
Any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
Twist or pull violently or suddenly, especially so as to remove (something) from that to which it is attached or from where it originates; "wrench a window off its hinges"; "wrench oneself free from somebody's grip"; "a deep sigh was wrenched from his chest"
The act of wiggling
Twist and press out of shape
The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
The act of wiggling
Strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"
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