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  1. squirm

    • IPA[skwəːm]

    英式

    • v.
      wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort;show or feel embarrassment or shame
    • n.
      a wriggling movement
    • verb: squirm, 3rd person present: squirms, gerund or present participle: squirming, past tense: squirmed, past participle: squirmed

    • noun: squirm, plural noun: squirms

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort he looked uncomfortable and squirmed in his chair
    • show or feel embarrassment or shame he squirmed as he recalled the phrases he had used

    名詞

    • 1. a wriggling movement the toddler gave a sudden squirm
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    • IPA[skwərm]

    美式

    • v.
      wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort: all my efforts to squirm out of his grasp were useless
    • n.
      a wriggling movement: the toddler gave a sudden squirm

    Oxford American Dictionary