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    worm - Dictionary definition and meaning for word worm

    Definition
    (noun) 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 Definition
    (noun) a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
    Synonyms : dirt ball , insect , louse
    Definition
    (noun) a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
    Example Sentence
    • worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers
    Definition
    (noun) screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack Definition
    (verb) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    Synonyms : squirm , twist , wrestle , wriggle , writhe
    Example Sentence
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
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