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adverb as in wavy

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In the case of reason, it’s a very crinkly one, hard to spot, and easy to wander back and forth across.

Ground cloths can be cheap sheets of crinkly Tyvek, paper-thin pieces of near-weightless polycryo, or ostentatious expanses of branded Dyneema.

Some felines love to play fetch, roll around and paw a crinkly or plush toy back at you.

Some high-end grocery stores carry these crinkly treats, as do many farmers markets that sell squash in the fall.

It was a startling sight–that small, bright-eyed blur amid a hundred crinkly faces.

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Several Miros, two Calders, a choice Alberto Burri wrapped in crinkly black plastic.

He brings a palpable sense of decency and a pleasantly crinkly face to the role.

Mr. Anderson—he's below-has crinkly noctagons, and one wouldn't believe the difference.

We crossed the upheaved plain, then the strip of white, and reached the crinkly floor of yellow salt.

The crinkly grandheads all bobbed up from their plates and nut-pickers in amazement.

Don't you just love poetry that gives you a crinkly feeling up and down your back?

After luncheon, however, Hortense asked Grandfather to tell her about the knife with the crinkly blade.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crinkly, such as: crimped, crinkled, curly, sinuous, and wrinkled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.