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verb [intransitive] squirm pronunciation in British English /skwɜː(r)m/
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present tense
I/you/we/theysquirm
he/she/itsquirms
present participlesquirming
past tensesquirmed
past participlesquirmed
  1. 2
    to move by twisting and turning in a small space
    ‘Leave me alone!’ he cried, trying to squirm free.
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