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Definition of the worm has turned

worm has turned, the

adverb

  • a characterization of an unassertive person becoming assertive. Compare to "embolden".
    Lem became an outstanding advocate for his interests - the worm has turned.

    Last edited on Jun 23 2018. Submitted by Dr. P.D. Fisher on Nov 24 2016.

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