scrunched

past tense of scrunch
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as in crouched
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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as in scraped
to press or strike against or together so as to make a scraping sound scrunched loose gravel with every footstep

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“Scrunched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrunched. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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