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1 to create (as by crushing) an irregular mass of creases in
  • scrunched up the shirt and tossed it in the laundry

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2 to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • the climbers scrunched down on the leeward side of a large boulder and waited for the storm to pass

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3 to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound
  • scrunched loose gravel with every footstep

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The first known use of scrunch was circa 1790

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“Scrunch.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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