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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of uncrumple.

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Examples

  • He went upstairs and spent the rest of the night in the bedroom, the slow, methodical search, unfolding each item of clothing, paging through each volume—the house was stacked, crammed, jammed with books—emptying the wastebaskets and uncrumpling each wad of paper.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • Pulling bills out of two or three pockets and uncrumpling a five and smoothing out a single.

    Underworld

  • You are so funny with your frantically uncrumpling tattered napkin with 80 URLs scrawled out in eyeliner pencil … metro mama Said,

    Cupcakes for everyone! | Her Bad Mother

  • The green uncrumpling fern and the rustling dewdrenched rose

    "You are about to show me shadows of the things that have not happened, but will happen in the time before us."

  • You are so funny with your frantically uncrumpling tattered napkin with 80 URLs scrawled out in eyeliner pencil...

    Cupcakes for everyone!

  • He turned away, still crumpling and uncrumpling a handful of leaves which he had torn from the wall.

    The Voyage Out

  • Inspiration was going to have to come the way it usually did in science, uncrumpling all those clippings and feeding the data into the computer.

    Futures Imperfect

  • An early resident tells me mournfully that all the enchanting wood roads of my early memories are now oiled for automobiles, the scent quite overpowering that of uncrumpling ferns and dewy moss as the

    Harrison, Mrs. Burton, 1843-1920. Recollections Grave and Gay

  • Mamma still sat at the breakfast-table, crumpling and uncrumpling the letter.

    Mary Olivier: a Life

  • But when triumphs have no savour, when the cheek grows pale and the eye darkens, then the dark chrysalis opens, and the rainbow wings begin to spread and glow, uncrumpling to the suns of paradise.

    The Altar Fire

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