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Wriggle vs. Wiggle

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Wriggleverb

(intransitive) To twist one's body to and fro with short, writhing motions; to squirm.

‘Teachers often lose their patience when children wriggle in their seats.’;

Wiggleverb

To move with irregular, back and forward or side to side motions; To shake or jiggle.

‘Her hips wiggle as she walks.’; ‘The jelly wiggles on the plate when you move it.’;

Wriggleverb

(transitive) To cause to or make something wriggle.

‘He was sitting on the lawn, wriggling his toes in the grass.’;

Wigglenoun

A rapid movement in alternating opposite directions, not necessarily regular.

‘She walked with a sexy wiggle.’;

Wrigglenoun

A wriggling movement.

Wigglenoun

(figurative) An alternating state or characteristic.

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Wriggleverb

To move the body to and fro with short, writhing motions, like a worm; to squirm; to twist uneasily or quickly about.

‘Both he and successors would often wriggle in their seats, as long as the cushion lasted.’;

Wigglenoun

(in the plural) See wiggles.

Wriggleverb

To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.

‘Covetousness will wriggle itself out at a small hole.’; ‘Wriggling his body to recoverHis seat, and cast his right leg over.’;

Wiggleverb

To move to and fro with a quick, jerking motion; to bend rapidly, or with a wavering motion, from side to side; to wag; to squirm; to wriggle; as, the dog wiggles his tail; the tadpole wiggles in the water.

Wriggleadjective

Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.

Wigglenoun

Act of wiggling; a wriggle.

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Wrigglenoun

Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion.

Wigglenoun

the act of wiggling

Wrigglenoun

the act of wiggling

Wiggleverb

move to and fro;

‘Don't jiggle your finger while the nurse is putting on the bandage!’;

Wriggleverb

to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling);

‘The prisoner writhed in discomfort’; ‘The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace’;

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