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Synonyms for curl

Synonyms for curl

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

to move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course

Synonyms for curl

a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)

American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933)

form a curl, curve, or kink

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shape one's body into a curl

wind around something in coils or loops

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twist or roll into coils or ringlets

play the Scottish game of curling

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References in classic literature ?
I made a solemn vow when Peter was dying that I would never curl my hair again, and I should have kept it.
What with her splendid fleece of golden curls, her great, brilliant blue eyes, her exquisitely tinted face, her dimpled hands and arms, every member of the audience must have felt it was worth the ten cents he had paid merely to see her.
I think she really did much better than if she had had her desired curls. The miserable conviction that her hair, alone among that glossy-tressed bevy, was looking badly, quite blotted out all nervousness and self-consciousness from her mind.
"Smooth hair is better than a lot of fly-away curls."
I warned her not to put her hair in curls but she wouldn't listen to me.
That all comes of my being such a fool as to not remember that wherever you leave a dead snake its mate always comes there and curls around it.
'But I haven't got any strength at all,' said Dora, shaking her curls. 'Have I, Jip?
As it was, he tied on his snowshoes, left the dogs curled in the snow and Kama breathing heavily under his rabbit skins, and climbed up to the big flat above the high earth-bank.
He glanced at the Indian sleeping beside him, at the embers of the dying fire, at the five dogs beyond, with their wolf's brushes curled over their noses, and at the four snowshoes standing upright in the snow.
He was tall and straight as a lance, though of a great age, for his hair, which curled from under his velvet cap of maintenance, was as white as the new-fallen snow.
The corners of the Sergeant's melancholy mouth curled up, and he looked hard in my face, just as he had looked in the garden.
"Lock the door of your room," says the Sergeant; "and if anybody asks for me, say I'm in there, composing my mind." He curled up again at the corners of the lips, and disappeared.
Then drawing his child on his knee, he gazed intently on his glorious dark eyes, and passed his hands through his long curls.
"It's still not a popular idea, even today" Curl said on October 13, the day after another and final hurdle was cleared.
Focus on the resistance work in the biceps throughout each curl.