squirm

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To twist one’s body with snakelike motions

Throw it away, dear, do, she said, as they got into the road; but Jacob squirmed away from her.

To twist in discomfort, especially from shame or embarrassment

DORA: Nah, let ’em squirm. Let’s go get some pie.

To evade (a question, an interviewer etc)
{f} twist and turn, wriggle, writhe
If you squirm, you move your body from side to side, usually because you are nervous or uncomfortable. He had squirmed and wriggled and screeched when his father had washed his face He gave a feeble shrug and tried to squirm free He squirmed out of the straps of his backpack. = wriggle
{i} act of wriggling; wriggling movement, squirming motion
to twist about ones body from or as if from discomfort, shame, or embarrassment; to twist ones body with snakelike motions
a form of failure where the hose is deformed into an "S" or "U" bend, as the result of excessive internal pressure being applied to unbraided corrugated hose while its ends are restrained or in a braided corrugated hose which has been axially compressed
When a knobby tire is used on a hard surface, the knobs can bend sideways under load This effect can cause poor cornering traction, especially on tires with tall knobs at the sides of the tread Squirm can cause a sudden and abrupt loss of cornering traction, with little warning
To twist about briskly with contor&?;ions like an eel or a worm; to wriggle; to writhe
If you squirm, you are very embarrassed or ashamed. Mentioning religion is a sure way to make him squirm
the act of wiggling
to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"
The movement of a tire between the ground and the wheel This can be side-to-side movement, or front-to-rear movement Softer compounds typically have more squirm
squirmer
one who can't stay still (especially a child); "the toddler was a real wiggler on plane trips"
squirmer
{i} one who twists and turns, one who writhes, wriggler
squirming
having a twisting or snake-like or worm-like motion; "squirming boys"; "wiggly worms"; "writhing snakes
squirming
present participle of squirm
squirms
third-person singular of squirm
squirmy
That squirms, writhes or wriggles
squirmy
{s} wriggly, having a tendency to twist and turn
squirm
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