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The entire front of the car in front of the cabin is a crumple zone designed to absorb the impact in a crash before the energy can make its way to the cells.
The man who would face a cannon's mouth would falter before the face of a woman whom he could crumple with one hand.
The life went out of her like the flame from a dying candle, and she seemed to shrink and crumple and to sway upon her feet.
"PERSONS UNKNOWN"VIRGINIA TRACY
They can't endure it; so much goodness breaks down their wing arches, and the glorious ones crumple together like tissue-paper.
She will wear a lovely dress she calls a tea-gown, all soft and lacey, and she doesn't mind how much I crumple it.
Then he seemed to crumple up entirely, and, falling forward, rolled with a loud splash into the river.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
Then I tried to climb back to you for consolation and found that my legs would crumple under me in the most absurd fashion.
The other articles should be removed one at a time, not forgetting to crumple the paper into a ball before taking it out.
MAGICELLIS STANYON
As he approached he evidently saw the young soldier crumple in his hand a paper he was reading, and hide it hastily about him.
Then you fold it up, crumple it, thrust it into your breast-pocket, and look round like a man waking from a dream.
THE CAXTONS, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON

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