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wriggling

verb , present participle of wriggle

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1 to make jerky or restless movements
  • a toddler wriggling in his seat all throughout the church service
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2 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • a worm slowly wriggled across the sidewalk
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3 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way
  • within a month of his arrival, this social upstart had wriggled himself into the family's good graces
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