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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; Make a hoarse, rattling sound.

Usage examples (19)
  • Suddenly, the dead silence struck me: my ear missed the "ruckle," and the occasional exclamations of delight.
  • It is not too much to say that almost every step of the weary sultry way was in pain, and I reached Ujiji a mere ruckle of bones.
  • He did let go, but only with one hand, and this in order to slide it down her leg, evidently meaning to get hold of her skirt and ruckle it up.
  • That and this ruckle of stones we sit in are all that's left of what was my father's and my grandfather's and their forebears back till the dark of time. for more
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