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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Wriggle \Wrig"gle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wriggled; p. pr. & vb.
n. Wriggling.] [Freq. of wrig, probably from OE. wrikken to
move to and fro; cf. LG. wriggeln, D. wrikken, Sw. vricka,
To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions,
like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.
Both he and successors would often wriggle in their
as long as the cushion lasted. --Swift.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion;
"wiggly worms" [syn: wiggly, wriggling, wriggly,
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