GRE Word List


to twist into coils or folds

The meaning of the word writhe is to twist into coils or folds.

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anthropoidany of a suborder (Anthropoidea) of higher primates (such as macaques and marmosets)
reserveto hold in reserve : keep back
awfulextremely disagreeable or objectionable
betrothto promise to marry
surpassto become better, greater, or stronger than : exceed
complementsomething that fills up, completes, or makes better or perfect
infirmitythe quality or state of being infirm
concedeto acknowledge grudgingly or hesitantly
immolateto kill or destroy especially by fire
presumptuousoverstepping due bounds (as of propriety or courtesy) : taking liberties