Synonyms for frizzing

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I barbarously hope it is frizzing behind that great black coal in the grate.

We know nothing, at present, in regard to the hair, which was unknown at Rome—our frizzing was their capillorum tortura.

She had made a most careful toilet, frizzing her hair and turning up a corner of her apron to display her cashmere skirt.

WORD ORIGIN

also friz, 1610s (implied in frizzed), probably from French friser "to curl, dress the hair" (16c.), perhaps from stem of frire "to fry, cook." Assimilated to native frizzle. Related: Frizzed; frizzing. As a noun from 1660s, "frizzed hair."