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Every moment the mob increased in density, and with difficulty the coaches wormed their way through the tumultuous gatherings.
I wormed and twisted around until I got up to that coulee, and sure enough, it was what I thought.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
And when there I made out John Gordon, and soon wormed the truth out of him.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
The Duc de Mazarin wormed a lettre de cachet out of the reluctant King, and had his wife hotly chased.
And my hard-earned money was wormed out of me by that silly pretense!
Harry Goldenburg wormed his way into my confidence, and it occurred to me that such a man would be an invaluable ally.
THE GRELL MYSTERYFRANK FROEST
They crossed swamps and wormed through alder swales, coming out again on pine and hardwood ridges.
THE BOSS OF WIND RIVERDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
He wormed his way between the bricks, and tumbled head over heels into the nettle bed below the wall.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
A few guttural words were spoken, then, one by one, the natives wormed their way from the eminence.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON

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