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wrinkle /ˈrɪŋkəl/ n
  1. a slight ridge in the smoothness of a surface, such as a crease in the skin as a result of age
vb
  1. to make or become wrinkled, as by crumpling, creasing, or puckering
Etymology: 15th Century: back formation from wrinkled, from Old English gewrinclod, past participle of wrinclian to wind around; related to Swedish vrinka to sprain, Lithuanian reñgti to twist. See wrench

ˈwrinkleless adj ˈwrinkly adj
wrinkle /ˈrɪŋkəl/ n
  1. informal a clever or useful trick, hint, or dodge
Etymology: Old English wrenc trick; related to Middle Low German wrank struggle, Middle High German ranc sudden turn. See wrench



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