Example sentences for: squirmed

How can you use “squirmed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Gracie's face grew drawn, and he squirmed wildly to avoid Severn's bombardment.

  • Even such a staunch supporter as William F. Buckley Jr. squirmed in embarrassment as he defended his hero Nixon, calling him "paranoid" and dismissing his anti-Semitism as "all foam, no teeth," pointing out that Jews like Henry Kissinger, William Safire, and Herb Stein continued to support him although it was "unlikely" that they were "unaware" of his anti-Semitic tendencies.

  • When asked about the Bible's literal account of creation, as opposed to the attractive concept of divine creation, every major Republican presidential candidate--even Bauer--has squirmed, ducked, and tried to steer the discussion back to "faith," "morals," and the general idea that humans "were created in the image of God."

  • The writer-director of the ultraviolent Mel Gibson movie Payback squirmed uncomfortably in his chair on a dais in a Santa Monica hotel ballroom a few hundred yards from the Pacific Ocean, pondering the question of whether people who make violent movies are morally responsible for inciting real-world violence.

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