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Crinkle  v. i.  To turn or wind; to run in and out in many short bends or turns; to curl; to run in waves; to wrinkle; also, to rustle, as stiff cloth when moved. "The green wheat crinkles like a lake." "And all the rooms Were full of crinkling silks."

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"Crinkle" Quotes from Famous Books

... Miss Schump could see the little face framed in the wan curls lift and crinkle the ...
— Humoresque - A Laugh On Life With A Tear Behind It • Fannie Hurst

... deep smile that brought his mouth well across his face and made his eyes crinkle up, and then, disregarding their wishes with the utmost lightness of heart, he sat himself down, calmly letting them sleep on. He produced from an inside pocket a long stretch of fine, thin, but very strong cord, and ran it through his fingers until he came to the ...
— The Eyes of the Woods - A story of the Ancient Wilderness • Joseph A. Altsheler

... in our midst; for, Sam, who was looking the opposite way to us and could see over our heads, suddenly sprang upon his feet, his mouth open from ear to ear and his teeth chattering with fear, while his short, woolly hair seemed literally to crinkle ...
— The Island Treasure • John Conroy Hutcheson

... I place myself between him and what he is looking at, so that he seems to be looking straight at me; but with a far-away look in his eyes, as is only natural. Presently something amuses him, and he smiles, and his eyes crinkle up as his daughter's used to do when she was a woman, and his majestic face becomes as that of an angel, ...
— Peter Ibbetson • George du Marier et al

Words linked to "Crinkle" :   crow's feet, ruck, line of heart, line of fate, crinkle-root, tegument, ruck up, crumple, seam, impression, laugh line, line of Saturn, crow's foot, fold, mensal line, crisp, furrow, cockle, cutis, rumple, depression

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