crumple

Part of speech: verb

To press into wrinkles; become wrinkled; rumple.

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Usage examples "crumple":

  1. And Ad'la she takes and turns me right about, so that I don't see the thing I'm askin' after; and there's nobody but you, little Belloni, to help me, and if ye do, ye shall know what the crumple of paper sounds like." - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. But Germany fails to crumple. - "Germany, The Next Republic?", Carl W. Ackerman.
  3. He is just the kind of man to break his heart, to crumple up like a burnt glove, and come to the end of all things, even life, if he were to discover that any of his treasures, anything that he loved and trusted in, is a sham and a fraud. - "Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces", Thomas W. Hanshew.