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Verb
To have thrown into disorder
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To have triggered a passionate feeling or reaction
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Past tense for to disorder or disarrange (someone's hair), typically by running one's hands through it
“These are your family men who ruffle their kids' hair and leave for office everyday in their neat clothes.”
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Past tense for to annoy or irritate
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“It didn't ruffle him in the slightest; if anything, his smile broadened.”
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Past tense for disturb the smoothness or tranquillity of
“I was contemplating opening my window to see if there was a breeze to ruffle my curtains when I heard it.”
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Past tense for to cause to feel alarm or fright
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Past tense for to gather into wrinkles
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Past tense for to hold hair and comb it towards the head, thus giving it a bushier look
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Past tense for to move lightly like fluff
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Past tense for to move or cause to move in a rhythmic, flapping motion
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Past tense for fold or curl
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Past tense for to move like the undulating surface of a body of water
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Past tense for to be moved by the wind or an air current
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Past tense for become upset, excited
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Past tense for to cool (someone or something) by waving an object to create a current of air
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Past tense for to make a loud, deep, resonant sound
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(situational) Anxious or apprehensive
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Resentful or annoyed, typically as a result of a perceived insult
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Decorated with frills
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Unkempt, disheveled or in disarray
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Vigorously disturbed or agitated, especially by the elements
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Full of creases or wrinkles
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Having a surface or texture that is coarse or bristly
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Unable to concentrate because one is preoccupied by something worrying or unpleasant
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Experiencing pain
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