wormed


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Worm \Worm\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wormed; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Worming.]
   To work slowly, gradually, and secretly.
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         When debates and fretting jealousy
         Did worm and work within you more and more,
         Your color faded.                        --Herbert.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wormed \Wormed\, a.
   Penetrated by worms; injured by worms; worm-eaten; as, wormed
   timber.
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