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Present participle for make or become wrinkled
“She sat down carefully, so as not to crumple her skirt.”
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Present participle for to collapse or burst inward violently
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“Thankfully, she didn't crumple to the ground when he released her.”
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Present participle for to crush or become crushed into untidy wrinkles or creases
“I always stack the dishes and put the silverware in a glass and crumple the paper and sweep up the errant rice, because I bussed tables for many years.”
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(of a person's face) Present participle for to show an expression of sadness or desolation
“The thought of seeing 40 faces simultaneously crumple with disbelief was too much for us to bear.”
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Present participle for to drop or fall down, literally or figuratively
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Present participle for to fail, especially in spectacular fashion
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Present participle for bend and give way under pressure or strain
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(of a business) Present participle for to go bankrupt
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Present participle for to make rough or coarse
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Present participle for to destroy or severely damage (something)
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Present participle for to crush into fine particles
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Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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A failure or malfunction, including technical, mechanical, or in personal relationships
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