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Writhe
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Writhe as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

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:

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"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Writhe'.

  • wither Wither, as with a loss of moisture; "The fruit dried and shriveled"

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

WORM
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

5 Letters

TWIST
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"

6 Letters

SQUIRM
The act of wiggling

7 Letters

CONTORT
Twist and press out of shape

WRESTLE
The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"

WRIGGLE
The act of wiggling

8 Letters

STRUGGLE
Strenuous effort; "the struggle to get through the crowd exhausted her"

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