Nouns (10)

n. any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
n. screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
dirt ball, insect, louse, worm
n. a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
n. a program that destroys the program by duplicating itself in disk and memory, using up the computers resources
n. a program moving through a network and giving information at each node for diagnostic purposes
Write Once Read Many, worm
n. (Write Once Read Many) optical disk that can only be written once, but read many times

Verbs (6)

writhe, worm, wrestle, squirm, wriggle, twist
v. to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace"

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Fuzzynyms (30)

n. a larva of an insect with incomplete metamorphosis (as the dragonfly or mayfly)
n. the larva of the housefly and blowfly commonly found in decaying organic matter
n. an insect in the inactive stage of development (when it is not feeding) intermediate between larva and adult
work out, work, exercise
v. give a workout to; "Some parents exercise their infants"; "My personal trainer works me hard"; "work one's muscles"; "this puzzle will exercise your mind"
v. twist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid; "wring the towels"
tussle, muss
v. make messy or untidy; "the child mussed up my hair"
curl, loop, coil
v. wind around something in coils or loops
v. move into or onto; "work the raisins into the dough"; "the student worked a few jokes into his presentation"; "work the body onto the flatbed truck"
sway, rock
v. cause to move back and forth; "rock the cradle"; "rock the baby"; "the wind swayed the trees gently"
creep, crawl
v. move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
slide, slither
v. to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly; "They slid through the wicket in the big gate"
thresh, flail
v. move like a flail; thresh about; "Her arms were flailing"
toss, flip
v. lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
v. beat so fast that (the heart's) output starts dropping until (it) does not manage to pump out blood at all
wiggle, joggle, jiggle
v. move to and fro; "Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!"
v. shoot or hit in a particular manner; "She played a good backhand last night"
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
v. behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"

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