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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wrig·gle /ˈrɪgəl/
 蠕動,蜿蜒(vi.)蠕動,蜿蜒前進,擺脫,混入(vt.)使扭動,掙

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrig·gle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wriggled p. pr. & vb. n. Wriggling ]  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.   --Swift.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrig·gle, v. t. To move with short, quick contortions; to move by twisting and squirming; like a worm.
    Covetousness will wriggle itself out at a small hole.   --Fuller.
 Wriggling his body to recover
 His seat, and cast his right leg over.   --Hudibras.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrig·gle, a. Wriggling; frisky; pliant; flexible.  [Obs.] “Their wriggle tails.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wrig·gle, n. Act of wriggling; a short or quick writhing motion or contortion.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 wriggle
      n : the act of wiggling [syn: wiggle, squirm]
      v : 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"
          [syn: writhe, wrestle, worm, squirm, twist]