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crankle

[ krang-kuhl ]
/ ˈkræŋ kəl /
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noun, verb (used with or without object), cran·kled, cran·kling.

bend; turn; crinkle.

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Origin of crankle

First recorded in1585–95; crank1 + -le
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  • The facts are there, and Crankle's speech to evidence ripped him up in a terrific manner.

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