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squirm

verb

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to make jerky or restless movements
  • the toddler squirmed the whole time we were in the waiting room

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squirm

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of squirm (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of squirm was circa 1691

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“Squirm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/squirm. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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