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Crinkle

verb
(past & past part. crinkled; pres. part. crinkling)
1.
Make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in.  Synonyms: crease, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle.  "Crease the paper like this to make a crane"
2.
Become wrinkled or crumpled or creased.  Synonyms: crease, crumple, rumple, wrinkle.



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"Crinkle" Quotes from Famous Books



... of much use to him, any more," said he, "for it's full of polliwogs an' fish eggs, an' the water has took all the crinkle out o' the straw an ruined it. I guess, Trot, that the best thing for us to do is to empty out all his body an' carry his head an' clothes along the road till we come to a field or a house where we ...
— The Scarecrow of Oz • L. Frank Baum

... pole. He would be ready when the girl waved—for of course she would wave; he would show her that he had not forgotten. He could see just how the sparkle would come to her eyes, and just how the little fine lines of mischief would crinkle around her nose when she was ready to give that first wave. He could imagine that she would like to find him napping; that she would like to take him by surprise, and make him scurry around for his ...
— Just David • Eleanor H. Porter

... are like the fall Of velvet snowflakes; like the touch of down The peach just brushes 'gainst the garden wall; The flossy fondlings of the thistle-wisp Caught in the crinkle of a leaf of brown The blighting frost hath turned from ...
— Riley Love-Lyrics • James Whitcomb Riley



Words linked to "Crinkle" :   heart line, cockle, pucker, imprint, line of destiny, cutis, turn up, crow's feet, fold, lifeline, love line, mensal line, line of Saturn, line of heart, knit, ruck, skin, crow's foot, life line, fold up, line of fate, line of life, depression, crinkly, dermatoglyphic, ruck up, laugh line, frown line, impression, tegument



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