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1. squirm

verb. ['ˈskwɝːm'] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).

Synonyms

  • writhe
  • wrestle
  • twist
  • wriggle
  • wrench
  • move

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

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Words that Rhyme with Squirm

  • reconfirm
  • reaffirm
  • long-term
  • confirm
  • infirm
  • sturm
  • sperm
  • affirm
  • wurm
  • worm
  • thurm
  • therm
  • term
  • schirm
  • hurm
  • herm
  • germe
  • germ
  • firm
  • ferm
  • berm

Example sentences of the word squirm


1. Verb, base form
The dog should not squirm, look into the next stall or try to escape.

Quotes containing the word squirm


1. It costs me never a stab nor squirm / To tread by chance upon a worm. / Aha, my little dear, / I say, Your clan will pay me back one day.
- Dorothy Parker

2. squirm

noun. ['ˈskwɝːm'] the act of wiggling.

Synonyms

  • wiggle
  • wriggle
  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • unbend
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