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Synonyms for worm

to move or proceed with short irregular motions up and down or from side to side

to move along in a crouching or prone position

to introduce gradually and slyly

to make, achieve, or get through contrivance or guile

Synonyms for worm

any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes

a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

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screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

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to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)

References in classic literature ?
The great yellow eyes were fixed upon him with a wicked and baleful gleam, and the red tongue licked the longing lips as Sabor crouched, worming her stealthy way with belly flattened against the earth.
And what does she come worming herself in here for?
As the warrior emerged from the forest, Tarzan caught a fleeting glimpse of a tawny hide worming its way through the matted jungle grasses in his wake--it was Numa, the lion.
Sheeta was worming his way stealthily forward, his belly close to the ground.
Saxon laughed her joy and held on close to his heels, splashing through pools, crawling hand and foot up the slippery faces of water-worn rocks, and worming under trunks of old fallen trees.