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Garlicky breadcrumbs and breezy mint lend their charms to campanelle strewn with springy rock shrimp, and I love how the pasta catches bits of anchovy and capers in its ruffles.
L’ARDENTE, AN ITALIAN STUNNER, COMBINES FUN AND FINESSETOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 29, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Drizzled with smoked tomato honey, lamb is staged multiple ways on a shareable plate that turns shaved squash into pretty yellow ruffles and tucks some meat into tasty peppers.
2021 FALL DINING GUIDETOM SIETSEMAOCTOBER 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Besides I have some things to put into my trunk, and I want to put a ruffle into my wrapper that I may have it all ready.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
Win' ruffle up he ha'r, yit he aint move; sun shine down 'pun 'im, yit he aint move.
NIGHTS WITH UNCLE REMUSJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
How should I be watchful to see that nothing should ruffle your spirits?
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Close to the stream her eye caught the tattered black ruffle and the note pinned to it.
THE DEVOURERSANNIE VIVANTI CHARTRES
But his time did not pass away thus without some vexatious cares to ruffle it.
THE LIFE OF HORATIO LORD NELSONROBERT SOUTHEY
Their pride would seem to be rather to ruffle than fall in with the general sympathies of society.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. I (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
And Jerry asleep, with the ruffle still pinned to his wet shirt and a big hole torn in the knee of his knickerbockers.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
Wordsworth begged him to stop; he hadn't read them, and did not wish to ruffle himself about them.
HOW TO BE HAPPY THOUGH MARRIEDE. J. HARDY.
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WORDS RELATED TO RUFFLE

  • annoy
  • bewilder
  • bother
  • confuse
  • discombobulate
  • discomfit
  • disconcert
  • dismay
  • disorganize
  • displease
  • disquiet
  • disturb
  • embarrass
  • faze
  • flurry
  • fluster
  • harass
  • harry
  • irk
  • irritate
  • nettle
  • perplex
  • perturb
  • pester
  • plague
  • rattle
  • ruffle
  • unhinge
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • vex
  • worry
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