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Verb
To twist and turn with quick writhing movements
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“The younger children began to fret and wriggle in their seats.”
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To move by crawling or slithering
“It took them several minutes to wriggle under the coiled wire around the house.”
Verb
To insert or introduce, especially stealthily, skillfully, or with effort
“It is so steep now that he must push his sled forward and then tip it sideways and wriggle it into the snow to keep it from sliding back.”
Verb
To avoid (something) by devious means
“He'd expected Davies to be the one to have cold feet, to try to wriggle out of his part.”
Verb
To go or move quietly or quickly, without attracting notice
Verb
To move in a twisting or spiraling pattern
Noun
Plural for a wriggling movement
“They do so with minimal effort, with an occasional wriggle of a flank and a sideways motion of a tail.”
Noun
Plural for a nervous wriggling or twitching motion
Noun
Plural for a shaking or quivering movement
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