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  Words related to crease

Related / Similar Words: kris, creese, wrinkle, furrow, crinkle, seam, line, fold, plication, flexure, crimp, bend, rumple, crumple, graze, rake, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp

 

Definition:
  • a Malayan dagger with a wavy blade;
  • a slight depression in the smoothness of a surface; "his face has many lines"; "ironing gets rid of most wrinkles";
  • an angular or rounded shape made by folding; "a fold in the napkin"; "a crease in his trousers"; "a plication on her blouse"; "a flexure of the colon"; "a bend of his elbow";
  • become wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won''t wrinkle";
  • scrape gently; "graze the skin";
  • make wrinkled or creased; "furrow one''s brow";
  • make wrinkles or creases into a smooth surface; "The dress got wrinkled";

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    Hyponyms: crow's foot, crow's feet, laugh line, dermatoglyphic, frown line, line of life, life line, lifeline, line of heart, heart line, love line, mensal line, line of fate, line of destiny, line of Saturn, pleat, plait, kink, twist, twirl, pucker, ruck, shave, rumple, cockle, crumple, knit, ruck up

     

    Part Meronyms: skin, tegument, cutis

     

    Derivational Morphology: line, rumple, crumple, wrinkle, crinkle, ruckle, scrunch, scrunch up, crisp, furrow, purse, bend, flex, deform, twist, turn, crimp, pinch, pleat, plicate, fold, fold up, turn up, seam, graze, grazing, shaving, skimming

     

    Anagrams: caress, scarer, Caesar, scarce

     

     
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