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synonyms for crumples

  • break down
  • buckle
  • crush
  • scrunch
  • collapse
  • crease
  • crimp
  • crinkle
  • fall
  • fold
  • pucker
  • ruck
  • rumple
  • screw
  • shrivel
  • wad
  • wrinkle
  • cave in
  • crimple
  • give way
  • go to pieces
  • rimple

antonyms for crumples

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  • flatten
  • rise
  • smooth
  • straighten
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How to use crumples in a sentence

When struck by shrapnel, however, an aeroplane (one witness says) "just crumples up like a broken egg."
TOMMY ATKINS AT WARJAMES ALEXANDER KILPATRICK
She takes the things out of the basket, crumples up some tissue paper and breaks a crisp brown roll.
BARKS AND PURRSCOLETTE WILLY, AKA COLETTE
The manner in which these crumples tend to scale off speaks strongly in favour of the explanation given.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
They are out of place in the landscape, Brillon; for it is all luxury and lush, and they are crumplescrumples!
THE TRESPASSER, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
As he crumples it in his hand, Leslie moves toward Mamma Francoise, seeming in one moment to have mastered all her fears.
DANGEROUS GROUNDLAWRENCE L. LYNCH
And he crumples up his little face like those things in gutta-percha.
JACQUELINE, COMPLETE(MME. BLANC) TH. BENTZON
I think you are right, Mr. Crumples, added the vice-principal.
VINE AND OLIVE; OR YOUNG AMERICA IN SPAIN AND PORTUGALOLIVER OPTIC
Tootsie Wootsie is about to sign when Medicine Man crumples into heap.
THE NURSERYMATOGRAPHA LAWYER
The crumples were cut by fissures, perpendicular to which the blue veins ran.
THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
He looks at it, stares, swears a bit, and then crumples it up and puts it into his pocket.
ROBBERY UNDER ARMSTHOMAS ALEXANDER BROWNE, AKA ROLF BOLDREWOOD
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