Synonyms of 'wriggle out of something'
▷ See wriggle
twistDictionary, avoid, duck (informal)
The government is trying to wriggle out of its responsibilities.
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If you avoid doing something, you choose not to do it, or you put yourself in a situation where you do not have to do it.
He managed to avoid giving them an idea of what he was up to.
Thieves dodged the security system in the shop.
Thesaurus for wriggle out of something from the Collins English Thesaurus