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crumpling


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crumple  \Crum"ple\  (kr[u^]m"p'l),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Crumpled} 
  (-p'ld);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Crumpling}  (-pl?ng).]  [Dim.  fr 
  crump,  a.] 
  To  draw  or  press  into  wrinkles  or  folds;  to  crush  together; 
  to  rumple;  as  to  crumple  paper. 
 
  They  crumpled  it  into  all  shapes,  and  diligently 
  scanned  every  wrinkle  that  could  be  made  --Addison. 




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