Definitions

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  • adverb In a manner reminding of a worm, with much twisting and turning.

Etymologies

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wormy + -ly

Examples

  • As he roamed the metamorphosed city he saw bat-winged imps sitting on the corners of buildings made of deceits and glimpsed goblins oozing wormily through the broken tilework of public urinals for men.

    The Satanic Verses

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