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crumpled

[kruhm-puh ld] /ˈkrʌm pəld/
adjective
1.
rumpled; wrinkled; crushed.
2.
bent in a spiral curve:
a crumpled ram's horn.
Origin of crumpled
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English; variant of crimpled, past participle of crimple
Related forms
uncrumpled, adjective
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  • I rummaged in the wastebasket and uncrumpled the morning's facsimile newspaper.

    Measure for a Loner James Judson Harmon
  • To none of them had Monday morning come exactly right—fresh and uncrumpled.

    An Australian Lassie Lilian Turner
  • Mrs. Hudson was as neat and crisp and uncrumpled at the end of the festival as at the beginning.

    Roderick Hudson Henry James
  • The red and white roses of her strong, graceful body were chaste and uncrumpled.

    The Created Legend Feodor Sologub
  • She had turned its first pages, the opening chapters had been simple, unruffled, uncrumpled by the hand of men or of Fate.

    The Heart of a Woman Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
  • She uncrumpled the application, detached Rozan's note, tore up the note and dropped its shreds into the wall disposal.

    Legacy James H Schmitz

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