GRE Word List


twist in coils; contort in pain

The meaning of the word writhe is twist in coils; contort in pain.

Random words

ludicrouslaughable; ridiculous; trifling
defeatistresigned to defeat or failure; accepting defeat or failure as a natural outcome; N. CF. defeatism
serendipitygift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
delineateportray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
politicprudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
harbingerforerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
arablefit for growing crops; Ex. arable land
sledgelarge sled drawn by work animals
delvedig; search deeply; investigate
demeanorbehavior; bearing