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worm

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of worm

  1. 1 to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits settlements worming into lands reserved for the natives Synonyms of worm creep, inch, encroachWords Related to worm snake, sneak; entrench (also intrench), impinge, infringe, intrude, invade; overpass, overreach, overrun, overshoot, overstep

  2. 2 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way over a period of several years, the undercover agent was able to worm his way into the drug kingpin's confidence Synonyms of worm infiltrate, slip, sneak, wind, work in, insinuate, wriggleWords Related to worm creep, edge, wiggle; insert, interpolate, interpose, introduce

  3. 3 to move slowly with the body close to the ground the cat silently wormed along the ground as it snuck up on the bird Synonyms of worm belly, creep, grovel, slide, slither, snake, crawl, wriggleWords Related to worm crouch, squat; edge, inch, nose; skulk, sneak, steal, tiptoe



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