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rumple

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rumple

  1. 1 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in the guest rumpled the antique bedspread by lying down on it Synonyms of rumple crinkle, crumple, scrunch, wrinkleWords Related to rumple corrugate, crease, crimp, fold, pleat, pucker, ruck; crisp, ripple, ruffle; contract, furrow, knit; mess (up), muss (up)Near Antonyms of rumple even, iron, press, straighten; unfold; neaten, tidyAntonyms of rumple flatten, iron out, smooth, smoothen, uncrumple

  2. 2 to develop creases or folds the linen skirt rumpled as soon as she started wearing it Synonyms of rumple crease, crinkle, furrow, wrinkleWords Related to rumple collapse, crumple, double, fold

  3. 3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of the aunt would invariably rumple the little boy's hair whenever she came to visit Synonyms of rumple confuse, derange, disarrange, disarray, discompose, dishevel, disjoint, dislocate, disorganize, disrupt, disturb, hash, jumble, mess (up), mix (up), muddle, muss, disorder, scramble, shuffle, tousle, tumble, upsetWords Related to rumple embroil, entangle, snarl, tangle; agitate, perturb, stir (up), unsettle; clutterNear Antonyms of rumple align (also aline), line, line up, queue; classify, codify, methodize, systematize, systemize; adjust, fix; groom, make up, spruce (up); unscrambleAntonyms of rumple arrange, array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, range, regulate, straighten (up), tidy



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