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 for Crinkling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crinkle \Crin"kle\ (kr[i^][ng]"k'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Crinkled (-k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Crinkling (-kl[i^]ng).]
     [A dim., fr. the root of cringe; akin to D. krinkelen to wind
     or twist. Cf. Cringle, Cringe.]
     To form with short turns, bends, or wrinkles; to mold into
     inequalities or sinuosities; to cause to wrinkle or curl.
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           The house?s crinkled to and fro.         --Chaucer.
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           Her face all bowsy,
           Comely crinkled,
           Wondrously wrinkled.                     --Skelton.
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           The flames through all the casements pushing forth,
           Like red-not devils crinkled into snakes. --Mrs.
                                                    Browning.
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