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wriggle

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˈrɪɡl/
to twist your body or move part of your body with short, quick movements: She wriggled her toes in the warm sand.Making short, sudden movementsMoving on your hands and legs or on your stomach
wriggle out of sth/doing sth to avoid doing something that you have agreed to do: Are you trying to wriggle out of going to the meeting?Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy people
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