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Mrs. Aymer laid down her knitting, and came forward to rumple her John's hair affectionately, and deposit a kiss on his forehead.
PIPPIN; A WANDERING FLAMELAURA E. RICHARDS
Do not rumple that dainty lace pillow-sham, nor strew your clothing over every chair and sofa, to the irritation of the mistress.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 2, 1880VARIOUS
I should have had to rumple it all up bringing it home, and I don't believe I'd had a chance to wear it.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
I was goin' t' warn you to rumple up your hair a little so you wouldn't feel overdressed w'en you got there.
DAWN O'HARA, THE GIRL WHO LAUGHEDEDNA FERBER
"It is not the woman at all," here Rumple waved the old jacket with a tragic air.
THE ADVENTUROUS SEVENBESSIE MARCHANT
I like dancing very much better with girls, for they never squeeze and rumple one.
LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
We will go up to the balcony and see Lorito—the wasteful rumple-poll that he is—enjoy his bread and butter.
IN SUNNY SPAIN WITH PILARICA AND RAFAELKATHARINE LEE BATES
He should at least have found some way to shave, he thought, some way to take some of the rumple from his trouser legs.
MARLEY'S CHAINALAN EDWARD NOURSE
The body and the mind are like a jerkin and a jerkin's lining, rumple the one and you rumple the other.
THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF MENTAL HEALINGGEORGE BARTON CUTTEN
"I certainly haven't enough sentiment to make me rumple my best white dress with a clumsy old stick," Sarah replied.
BLUE BONNET'S RANCH PARTYC. E. JACOBS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 19, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO RUMPLE

  • beat
  • bray
  • break
  • bruise
  • buck
  • comminute
  • contriturate
  • contuse
  • crease
  • crowd
  • crumble
  • crunch
  • embrace
  • enfold
  • express
  • hug
  • jam
  • kablooey
  • mash
  • pound
  • powder
  • press
  • pulverize
  • push
  • romp
  • rumple
  • squash
  • squeeze
  • squish
  • total
  • trample
  • tread
  • triturate
  • wrinkle
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