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    crumple - Dictionary definition and meaning for word crumple

    (verb) fall apart
    Synonyms : break down , collapse , crumble , tumble
    Example Sentence
    • the building crumbled after the explosion
    • Negotiations broke down
    (verb) fold or collapse
    Synonyms : buckle
    Example Sentence
    • His knees buckled
    (verb) to gather something into small wrinkles or folds
    Synonyms : cockle , knit , pucker , rumple
    Example Sentence
    • She puckered her lips
    (verb) become wrinkled or crumpled or creased
    Synonyms : crease , crinkle , rumple , wrinkle
    Example Sentence
    • This fabric won't wrinkle
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when you crumble paper it is called crumple. crumble paper=crumple. crumple a letter into a ball.

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