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English definition of “worm”

worm

verb [T always + adv/prep] (MOVE SLOWLY)   /wɜrm/
to move slowly or carefully through a crowd or tight space: He wormed his way through the crowd as quickly as he could. fig. He was a distant relation who wormed his way into the confidence of the family.
(Definition of worm verb (MOVE SLOWLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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