wrinkling


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wrinkle \Wrin"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Wrinkled; p. pr. & vb.
   n. Wrinkling.]
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   1. To contract into furrows and prominences; to make a
      wrinkle or wrinkles in; to corrugate; as, wrinkle the skin
      or the brow. "Sport that wrinkled Care derides." --Milton.
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            Her wrinkled form in black and white arrayed.
                                                  --Pope.
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   2. Hence, to make rough or uneven in any way.
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            A keen north wind that, blowing dry,
            Wrinkled the face of deluge, as decayed. --Milton.
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            Then danced we on the wrinkled sand.  --Bryant.
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   To wrinkle at, to sneer at. [Obs.] --Marston.
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