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squirm




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squirm
     1. v. To twist one’s body with snakelike motions.
           The prisoner managed to squirm out of the straitjacket.
     2. v. To twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment.
           I recounted the embarrassing story in detail just to watch him squirm.
     3. v. To evade (a question, an interviewer etc).
     4. v. (figuratively) To move in a slow, irregular motion.
     5. n. A twisting, snakelike movement of the body.

Example Sentences

Squirm all you want, you won't escape the law. 


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