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crease

crease

 
 
pronunciation:
kris
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a groove or fold, produced by heat or pressure.
a crease in the earth's surfacea crease in a pair of trousers
similar words:
fold, pucker, rumple, wrinkle
definition 2: a groove in the skin; wrinkle.
The crease in his brow deepened with age.
definition 3: a special mark or marked area in a field game such as cricket or hockey.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: creased, creases, creasing
definition 1: to make a groove, fold, or wrinkle in or on.
similar words:
fold, knit, rumple, turn, wrinkle
definition 2: to make a superficial wound in; graze.
The shot only creased her forehead.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to become furrowed, folded, or wrinkled.
similar words:
knit, pucker, rumple, wrinkle
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