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rumple

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1 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in
  • the guest rumpled the antique bedspread by lying down on it

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2 to develop creases or folds
  • the linen skirt rumpled as soon as she started wearing it

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3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • the aunt would invariably rumple the little boy's hair whenever she came to visit

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The first known use of rumple was circa 1513

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“Rumple.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rumple. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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