uncrumple

verb
un·​crum·​ple | \ ˌən-ˈkrəm-pəl How to pronounce uncrumple (audio) \
uncrumpled; uncrumpling; uncrumples

Definition of uncrumple

transitive verb

: to restore to an original smooth condition

First Known Use of uncrumple

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncrumple.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncrumple. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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