Worming
Worm Worm, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wormed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Worming}.] To work slowly, gradually, and secretly. [1913 Webster]

When debates and fretting jealousy Did worm and work within you more and more, Your color faded. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]


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