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as in furrow
a small fold in a soft and otherwise smooth surface little crinkles at the corners of his mouth showed whenever he smiled

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as in to rustle
to make small sounds usually by rubbing or moving a paper seat cover that crinkles with every move

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as in to wrinkle
to develop creases or folds her forehead crinkled in consternation when her guests failed to arrive on time

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“Crinkle.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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