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frill, flounce, ruffle, furbelownoun
a strip of pleated material used as a decoration or a trim
choker, ruff, ruffle, neck ruffnoun
a high tight collar
affray, disturbance, fray, ruffleverb
a noisy fight
commotion, mental disturbance, hurly burly, disturbance, mental disorder, interference, ruff, folie, upset, flounce, flutter, choker, to-do, psychological disorder, perturbation, furbelow, kerfuffle, fracas, frill, hoo-ha, disruption, altercation, fray, noise, neck ruff, affray, hoo-hah
ripple, ruffle, riffle, cockle, undulateverb
stir up (water) so as to form ripples
prance, flick, mix, flip, tittup, shuffle, rumple, ruffle up, ripple, cock, roll, sashay, flap, babble, knit, leaf, swagger, strut, pleat, riffle, gurgle, riff, cockle, burble, thumb, wave, crumple, pucker, mess up, guggle, undulate, fluff, bubble
trouble or vex
"ruffle somebody's composure"
tittup, swagger, ruffle, prance, strut, sashay, cockverb
to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
"He struts around like a rooster in a hen house"
"This play is going to ruffle some people"; "She has a way of ruffling feathers among her colleagues"
flick, ruffle, riffleverb
twitch or flutter
"the paper flicked"
thumb, ripple, tittup, click, sashay, swagger, riff, leaf, cock, riffle, pleat, mix, flip, ruffle up, shuffle, snap, fluff, strut, flicker, mess up, jerk, prance, cockle, flick, rumple, undulate
shuffle, ruffle, mixverb
mix so as to make a random order or arrangement
"shuffle the cards"
prance, integrate, flick, shuffle, commix, tittup, rumple, conflate, mix in, mingle, ripple, cock, fuse, sashay, scuffle, immix, merge, swagger, strut, commingle, riffle, pleat, mess up, cockle, meld, amalgamate, combine, unify, flux, shamble, coalesce, undulate, mix, fluff, ruffle up, blend, desegregate
erect or fluff up
"the bird ruffled its feathers"
botch, prance, flick, shuffle, bungle, tease, tittup, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, ruffle up, blow, ripple, screw up, cock, rumple, sashay, fumble, flub, ball up, bollocks, strut, pleat, riffle, mess up, cockle, louse up, bollocks up, bollix, muff, swagger, undulate, foul up, mix, fluff, bobble, bollix up, spoil, bodge
ruffle, ruffle up, rumple, mess upverb
disturb the smoothness of
"ruffle the surface of the water"
botch, prance, flick, screw up, shuffle, bungle, tittup, muck up, mishandle, bumble, botch up, ruffle up, blow, ripple, flub, cock, rumple, sashay, fumble, knit, ball up, bollocks, strut, pleat, riffle, mess up, cockle, crease, louse up, bollocks up, wrinkle, bollix, crumple, pucker, muff, swagger, undulate, foul up, mix, mess, fluff, bobble, crinkle, bollix up, spoil, bodge
pleat or gather into a ruffle
"ruffle the curtain fabric"
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While the decision may ruffle a few feathers, gender neutrality in humans has only recently become a widespread topic of conversation, however, it is completely natural for penguins to develop genderless identities as they grow into mature adults, what makes us really proud at the aquarium is the success of Sea Life London's Gentoo breeding program and the amazing job of same-sex penguins Rocky and Marama who took the chick under their wing and raised it as their own.
The common ground that exists between Bernie Sanders is just an utter, unapologetic, unwavering commitment to center the experiences and needs of Bernie Sanders communities and absolutely nobody else, and just not caring about anything else, not caring about who you're going to piss off, whose feathers you're gon na ruffle. If Bernie Sanders're going to say' the next,' then I'm looking forward to' the next' and' the next' and' the next.'.
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- Rüsche, KrauseGerman
- la colmena, volante, retorcerSpanish
- pörröttää, röyhelöittää, liikuttaa, heilutella, värisyttää, röyhelöFinnish
- ébouriffer, falbalaFrench
- promrsiti, razmrsitiSerbo-Croatian
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