squirm with

squirm with something

to fidget or move around restlessly, showing irritation of some type. The children squirmed with impatience, but they kept quiet. I squirmed with discomfort, hoping that the time on the aircraft would pass rapidly.
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Where Tacitus draws a curtain of discretion over the baser acts of his subjects, Suetonius unstintingly describes perversities that would make even some modern pornographers squirm with unease.
He lines the walls around his bunk with them, seeing how his boy has learned to crawl and squirm with restlessness, and how is hair has become blonder.
Christians in the audience may squirm with discomfort, also.