Thesaurus / ruffled


It still will be beautiful, shiny as ruffled taffeta, full of the earth’s greenest goods, a little salty, a little creamy, and just the way you like it.CUSTOMIZE THIS CRISPY, CHEESY SPINACH PIE ANY WAY YOU LIKE ITDANIELA GALARZAAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
"It's like that out here on the Riviera," said Jane, shaking her head so gloomily that the ruffled cap wobbled.ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
By man or Nature I never saw him ruffled or in the least degree disturbed.FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
He came through the door of the hospital room, that map of Ireland he uses for a face ruffled up in a wide grin.HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She knew that Harney liked to see its reddish edges ruffled about her forehead and breaking into little rings at the nape.SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
Every time a gust ruffled her hair she shook her head irritably, wondering that she had ever loved the wind.ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It was a very pretty race that was seen that day over the ruffled waters of the Bay.STORIES OF OUR NAVAL HEROESVARIOUS
It hardly ruffled the calm stream of his self-complacency, and, for some reasons, he was rather glad that it had happened.JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Ida noted that her gaze was not upon its ruffled plumes, but to its silent home; and that one hand lay upon her heart.ALONEMARION HARLAND


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