Thesaurus / crumple
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
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.
HYUNDAI PLANS TO BUILD DOZENS OF VEHICLES ON ITS NEW MODULAR EV PLATFORMSTAN HORACZEKDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The man who would face a cannon's mouth would falter before the face of a woman whom he could crumple with one hand.
YOU NEVER KNOW YOUR LUCK, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
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.
A GIRL'S STUDENT DAYS AND AFTERJEANNETTE MARKS
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 GIRL SCOUTS IN BEECHWOOD FORESTMARGARET VANDERCOOK
The other articles should be removed one at a time, not forgetting to crumple the paper into a ball before taking it out.
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
WORDS RELATED TO CRUMPLE
- dog's ear
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