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adjective as in vermicular

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adjective as in cringing

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The animal is very wormlike in form; and although the shell is so small, yet all the internal organs are enclosed by it.

Rings of muscle cause wormlike movements of the bowels, and so propel forward food and waste.

"Ih dien mien, ih dien mien," shouted one, as he held out a huge blue bowl of white wormlike strings and a couple of chopsticks.

He named it vermiculatus, owing to the "wormlike" appearance of its markings.

Two unequal branches of the early wormlike organisms shrank into strong protective shells.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wormlike, such as: sinuous, and twisted.

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