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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of squirm.

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Examples

  • “Things?” she repeated, as if the word squirmed in her mouth.

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  • When Rosie brought it up on The View, Baldwin squirmed, suggesting that perhaps they should break for commercial (“Nothing doing,” the child ballerina seemed to say; “take your time”); and finally he admitted that it had been “improper” of him to use the word and that he had really intended the message for his ex-wife, not his child.

    The Passion of Alec Baldwin

  • He was very drunk but also in control of his "game"... the only time he was shaken was when we asked him what he did, and he kind of squirmed and seemed discomfited when he said he worked for some sort of armed forces website.

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  • Now, it may be true, as Jason insists, that at the point we reached the marble floor, I "squirmed".

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  • Upon it were placed, first, myself (the centre figure), on one side my husband, exempt from duty for the day, on the other my little boy, who, far from appreciating the intended honor, immediately "squirmed" down, and ran off on a tour of investigation through the camp.

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  • "Yes, but she 'squirmed' for her," said Mrs. Nettlepoint.

    The Patagonia

  • As his daughter 'squirmed' to get away, Tabor said he submerged her face three or four times until the water was lapping around her forehead and jawline.

    Outside The Beltway | OTB

  • The 27-year-old, who had recently gained custody of the young girl, said she "squirmed" as he pushed her under the water three or four times, it was claimed.

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  • Tabor, a soldier in Tacoma, Washington, told police he submerged his daughter's face three or four times as she 'squirmed' to free herself.

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  • The Political Carnival: Karl Rove: Cheney 'squirmed' when offered ...

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