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synonyms for worming

  • dragging
  • crawling
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • writhing
  • barely moving
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
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antonyms for worming

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  • standing
  • upright
  • vertical
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How to use worming in a sentence

Carelessness in worming was an unpardonable offence in the days of slavery, and was frequently punished with great severity.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"I little like that smoke, which you may see worming up along the rock above the canoe," interrupted the abstracted scout.
THE LAST OF THE MOHICANSJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Phil could hear Quade frantically worming himself ahead, and he wondered achingly if it would lead anywhere.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
The Kid ducked down and out of the car, worming his way around the building that concealed them.
POLICE YOUR PLANETLESTER DEL REY
He had guessed it, with his own cunning, after worming certain data out of a man who accompanied the lofty personage.
THE ENEMIES OF WOMENVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
Half an hour's strenuous and cautious worming, and a thin trickle of light glimmered ahead.
A MAID OF THE SILVER SEAJOHN OXENHAM
He came very cautiously, it was true, worming his way along the ground silently, in true Indian—or Texas style.
A CADET'S HONORUPTON SINCLAIR
That limousine utterly routed the tiny little qualm which had been furtively worming into Arlee's thrill of adventure.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The furtive pain was bolder now; Billy felt it worming deeper and deeper into his sorry consciousness.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
The screw below them rushed round, worming its angry way through the long quiet waves.
DOCTOR CLAUDIUS, A TRUE STORYF. MARION CRAWFORD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WORMING

  • barely moving
  • crawling
  • dragging
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.