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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Become wrinkled or balled up; To gather something into small wrinkles or folds; Fold or collapse; Fall apart.

Usage examples (35)
  • The vehicle will have features of regular road vehicles, such as crumple zones and airbags.
  • But she says she knew it was time to leave after she watched a fetus "crumple" as it was vacuumed out of a patient's uterus
  • I was just going to when I saw you begin to crumple.
  • Today's news has me fuming and I crumple up the memo. for more
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