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Another word for squirm

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Verb
  1. To move or proceed with short irregular motions up and down or from side to side

      1. To make twisting bodily movements, as in pain or struggle.
      2. To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
      3. To suffer emotional or physical distress, as from embarrassment or anguish:
      1. To turn or twist the body or a body part with writhing motions:
      2. To move or proceed with writhing motions:
      3. To move with a wriggling motion:
      1. Any of various invertebrates, especially an annelid, flatworm, nematode, or nemertean, having a long, flexible, rounded or flattened body, often without obvious appendages.
      2. Any of various crawling insect larvae, such as a grub or a caterpillar, having a soft elongated body.
      3. Any of various other animals, such as a shipworm or a slowworm, having a long slender limbless body.
      1. To move back and forth with quick irregular motions:
      2. To move or proceed with a twisting or turning motion; wriggle:
      3. To insinuate or extricate oneself by sly or subtle means:
      1. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
      2. To move shakily; wobble:
      3. A wobbling motion.
      1. A small wiggly mark or scrawl.
      2. To squirm and wriggle.
      3. To make squiggles.
  2. To twist and turn, as in pain, struggle, or embarrassment

      1. To make twisting bodily movements, as in pain or struggle.
      2. To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
      3. To suffer emotional or physical distress, as from embarrassment or anguish:
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To suffer mental anguish or worry about something:
      2. To suffer extreme pain:
      3. To cause great pain or anguish to.
    See also:

    repetition

Another word for squirm

Verb
      1. To behave or move nervously or restlessly.
      2. To play or fuss; fiddle:
      3. To cause to behave or move nervously or restlessly.
      1. To wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. To turn or twist the body or a body part with writhing motions:
      2. To move or proceed with writhing motions:
      3. To move with a wriggling motion:
    See also:

    wiggle