Word of the Day

Word of the Day
The word: Writhe (rye - th)
The challenge: Use five times today. Oh. and post as a comment on this blog.
The reward: Your friends will think you more intelligent and (more importantly) you will feel more intelligent. After all what greater reward is there than internal reward?! And. the best sentence will be posted and commemorated tomorrow morning with the next word of the day.

Writhe: (definition from thefreedictionary.com)

1. To twist, as in pain, struggle, or embarrassment.
2. To move with a twisting or contorted motion.
3. To suffer acutely.

To cause to twist or squirm; contort.
The act or an instance of writhing; a contortion.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition copyright ©2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Updated in 2009. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

And now... my sentence! After the teacher watched me launch a spitball at him, I could do nothing but writhe under his awful, bitter gaze as it hit him square in the forehead.

Remember: Post a sentence using the word writhe as a comment. We will pick the best sentence and commemorate on this blog forever the person with the best. The winner will be posted tomorrow morning along with the new word of the day.

1 comment:

  1. Listening to my boys fight at the kitchen table makes me writhe in irritation! (really- it does!)