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How to use wriggle in a sentence

If, after mashing the head of a fallacy, he passes triumphantly on, he is apt to go back, and pound at the innocuous reptile while there is a wriggle of life left in the tail.
THE SENATOR WHO SAID NO TO A SEAT ON THE SUPREME COURT — TWICEROBERT MITCHELLFEBRUARY 27, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Back then, there was a lot more wriggle room for marketers to make their case.
IT’S DEJA VU FOR MARKETERS AS APPLE’S ATT CAUSES CONSENT HEADACHESEB JOSEPHMAY 10, 2021DIGIDAY
He could not wriggle a toe, which made his mental processes difficult, for his toes were first aids to his brain.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
His mind worked more freely when his toes were unconfined, so that he might wriggle them as he reasoned.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Scattergood was thinking, and to think, with him, meant so to unfetter his feet that he could wriggle his toes pleasurably.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
Another wriggle took him past the back, but it also gave Clowes time to catch him up.
THE GOLD BATP. G. WODEHOUSE
With a convulsive wriggle of its tail it darted away in a panic.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The man nearest to him managed to wriggle over and up on to his hands and knees.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
The warmth of Peg's pocket revived the seemingly dead eels, and they began to wriggle out to enjoy a little fresh air.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
In a few minutes it would be pitch dark, could he not, by a sudden movement, wriggle himself free?
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WRIGGLE

  • bounce
  • bump
  • dance
  • flick
  • fling
  • flip
  • flop
  • grab
  • hook
  • hurtle
  • jolt
  • lug
  • pluck
  • pull
  • quake
  • quiver
  • seize
  • shiver
  • shrug
  • sling
  • snag
  • snatch
  • throw
  • thrust
  • tug
  • tweak
  • twitch
  • vellicate
  • whisk
  • wiggle
  • wrench
  • wrest
  • wriggle
  • wring
  • yank
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