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Present participle for wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort
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“Helen grasped the young cat tightly in her arms, where it began to squirm nervously.”
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Present participle for to twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment
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Present participle for to move about smoothly and from side to side
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Present participle for to experience an inward shiver of embarrassment or disgust
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Present participle for to move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed
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Present participle for to cause anguish or distress to
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Bended in twisting struggle
Adjective
Moving at a notably slow speed
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