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scrunch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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scrunchscrunch /skrสŒntสƒ/ verb [intransitive] informal ๐Ÿ”Š ๐Ÿ”Š Cif stones, leaves etc scrunch as you walk on them, they make a noisy sound ๐Ÿ”Š The dry leaves scrunched under our feet. โ€”scrunch noun [singular] ๐Ÿ”Š the scrunch of gravel โ†’ scrunch something โ†” up
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scrunchโ€ข For volume, simply dry your hair upside down and grab handfuls at the roots, scrunching as you dry.โ€ข Theresa tried to ignore it, scrunching down her pillow to support her back.โ€ข Jackie Tiptoe's face was scrunched in concentration.โ€ข Then, bend and scrunch the paper with the fondant to form a folded cloth appearance.โ€ข People scrunch their faces and whip their heads here and there.โ€ข I woke stiff and cold, feeling as though I had been scrunched up like a paper bag.โ€ข They scrunch up their faces, peering into the haze.
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Verb table
scrunch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyscrunch
he, she, itscrunches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyscrunched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave scrunched
he, she, ithas scrunched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad scrunched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill scrunch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have scrunched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam scrunching
he, she, itis scrunching
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you, we, theyare scrunching
Past
I, he, she, itwas scrunching
you, we, theywere scrunching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been scrunching
he, she, ithas been scrunching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been scrunching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be scrunching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been scrunching
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