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What is another word for curls?

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Verb
To move, or cause to move, in a spiral or curved course
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“Thickets of overhanging wires curl off the edges of tables and desks, disappearing to unseen machinery and motors behind metal drawers.”
Verb
To become, or form into, a mass of tight curls, especially of hair
“While waiting for Dan to bring the pickup back so she could go to work, Shirley decided to curl her hair.”
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To sit or lie with the knees drawn up
“Me, I would curl up in a fetal position under the table and wait for someone to rescue me.”
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To turn, move or face in another direction
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To move, or cause to move, in a wavelike motion
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To form into small surface creases or wrinkles
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To fold or bend something over, especially so that it comes in contact with itself
Noun
The long hair on the back of the neck of an animal but can be used to describe a person with a full and thick set of hair
“He pulled gently at a curl of hair hanging over his wide forehead.”
Noun
Curlies
Noun
Plural for something in the shape of a spiral or coil
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“A thick curl of smoke rose from the rusty stove.”
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Plural for a large roll of fabric or similar material
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Plural for a wrinkle or crease on the surface of something
Noun
Plural for a compact mass of soft material
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