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Synonyms for worm
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. worm(noun)

    any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae

    Synonyms:
    insect, dirt ball, louse

  2. worm, louse, insect, dirt ball(noun)

    a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect

    Synonyms:
    plant louse, biting louse, bird louse, dirt ball, sucking louse, louse, insect

  3. worm(noun)

    a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network

    "worms take advantage of automatic file sending and receiving features found on many computers"

    Synonyms:
    insect, dirt ball, louse

  4. worm(verb)

    screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack

    Synonyms:
    insect, dirt ball, louse

  5. writhe, wrestle, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    turn, sophisticate, squirm, pervert, sprain, wrestle, rick, twist, bend, wrick, wrench, wind, distort, curve, deform, convolute, twist around, twine, flex, wriggle, writhe

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. worm(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    work slowly, secretly, and gradually (like a worm)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gusano, maggot, ringworm, view, see, pear, cocoon

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