ruffle


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Synonyms for ruffle

a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim

a high tight collar

a noisy fight

stir up (water) so as to form ripples

to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

discompose

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twitch or flutter

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mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

erect or fluff up

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disturb the smoothness of

pleat or gather into a ruffle

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This was a great event, a tremendous era, in Nathaniel Pipkin's life, and it was the only one that had ever occurred to ruffle the smooth current of his quiet existence, when happening one fine afternoon, in a fit of mental abstraction, to raise his eyes from the slate on which he was devising some tremendous problem in compound addition for an offending urchin to solve, they suddenly rested on the blooming countenance of Maria Lobbs, the only daughter of old Lobbs, the great saddler over the way.
And, on finishing these words, the young man, perceiving that his enthusiasm had deranged one of his ruffles, set to work to put it to rights with the greatest care imaginable.
Let us resume business, sire," interrupted Mazarin who never was enthusiastic, and who wore no ruffles.
I suppose I 've got to speak to her, so here goes;" and, nerving himself to the task, Tom slowly approached the damsel, who looked as if the wind had blown her clothes into rags, such a flapping of sashes, scallops, ruffles, curls, and feathers was there.
Nigel Ruffle, who was instrumental in the development of the Derwent Reservoir and Kielder Water, passed away on January 26.
Originally from Leicestershire Mr Ruffle trained at Loughborough College and London University before moving to the North East in 1947.
Wear with boots and a statement T-shirt to toughen up the look as seen at River Island, NYC T-shirt PS15, Rosanne ruffle hem skirt PS45 and Darcy sandals PS60 (www.
The bib, the ruffle and the scuba are the new boys in town, making their way on to a high street near you.
Chloe used a ruffle neckline to add a bit of volume to an A–line white dress.
He goes to join his brother, Eddy Ruffle, and his sister Alice Connor.
The key is to simply doll up denims with a ruffle vest or opt for a stylish shift with detailing that can be teamed with heels and accessories for your posh calendar events.
Businessman Chris Ruffle had the replica stately pi le constructed on a hill in the Shandong countryside.
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