Pronunciation: (skwûrm), [key]
1. to wriggle or writhe.
2. to feel or display discomfort or distress, as from reproof, embarrassment, pain, etc.: He squirmed under the judge's questioning.
the act of squirming; a squirming or wriggling movement.
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