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English verb: rumple

1. rumple (contact) disturb the smoothness of


SamplesRuffle the surface of the water.


Synonymsmess up, ruffle, ruffle up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disarrange

2. rumple (contact) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds


SamplesShe puckered her lips.


ExamplesThey rumple the sheets


Synonymscockle, crumple, knit, pucker


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)crease, crinkle, crisp, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, wrinkle


Verb groupdraw

3. rumple (change) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased


SamplesThis fabric won't wrinkle.


ExamplesThe sheets didn't rumple, These fabrics rumple easily


Synonymscrease, crinkle, crumple, wrinkle


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)fold, fold up









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