vermiculation


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Synonyms for vermiculation

the process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along

a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings

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Rather than moving forward, luxuriating in the soul's consolation, Donne revels for page after page in the details of "corruption and putrefaction and vermiculation and incineration" which await the body (10:235-36).
Call it love, // the fine vermiculation on wing and back, / so difficult, it was said, to admire on the living.
The steel and glass structure will have a shimmering leopard-skin effect using a process known as vermiculation.