how to pronounce writhe


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the above transcription of writhe is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

writhe is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of writhe


  1. To contort (a part of the body).
  2. To twist or contort the body; to be distorted.
  3. To extort.
  4. To twist, to wring (something).


  1. The number of negative crossings subtracted from the number of positive crossings in a knot.
  2. A contortion.

writhe frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word writhe occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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