2 verb
worm2 [transitive]

worm (your way) into/through etc something

to move through a small place or a crowd slowly, carefully, or with difficulty:
He wormed his way under the fence.

worm your way into somebody's affections/heart/confidence etc

to gradually make someone love or trust you, especially by being dishonest

worm your way out of (doing) something

to avoid doing something that you have been asked to do by making an excuse that is dishonest but clever:
Steve wormed his way out of going to the meeting.
4 to give an animal medicine in order to remove parasites that live inside it

worm something out of somebody

phrasal verb
to get information from someone who does not want to give it

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