worm

Part of speech: noun

A despicable person.

Part of speech: verb

To insinuate ( oneself or itself) into, as a worm; effect as by crawling; with in or into.

Part of speech: verb

To draw forth by artful means, as a secret; followed by out.

Part of speech: verb

To work or proceed stealthily and slowly.

Part of speech: noun

A small legless, invertebrate crawling animal.

Part of speech: noun

A short screw formed to mesh with a gear- wheel; the thread of a screw; the spiral condensing pipe of a still.

Part of speech: noun

Anat. An organ or part that resembles a worm in shape.

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Usage examples "worm":

  1. " It really doesn't pay to be like me and have a meek spirit: people only think you are a worm, and trample on you. - "Captain Jim", Mary Grant Bruce.
  2. " And you ask me, worse than worm that you are, to go down on my knees to you; and for what, pray? - "The Man with a Shadow", George Manville Fenn.
  3. " Come here, worm," said the giant; " seat thyself on my shoulder, I will carry thee where thou wishest to be." - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.