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Related / Similar Words: earthworm, angleworm, fishworm, fishing worm, wiggler, nightwalker, nightcrawler, dew worm, red worm, creeper, sycophant, toady, lackey

 

Definition:
  • terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers;
  • a person who crawls or creeps along the ground;
  • a person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal advantage;

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    Hyponyms: apple polisher, bootlicker, fawner, groveller, groveler, truckler, ass-kisser, goody-goody

     

    Member Meronyms: Oligochaeta, class Oligochaeta

     

    Derivational Morphology: crawl, creep, jiggle, joggle, wiggle, sneak, mouse, steal, pussyfoot, fawn, cringe, cower, grovel, toady, truckle, bootlick, kowtow, kotow, suck up

     

     
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