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Word: pucker

Definition: gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold


Sentences Containing 'pucker'

And, sir, while he was a tearing right down through those snags, and I a shaking in my shoes and praying, I wish I may never speak again if he didn't pucker up his mouth and go to WHISTLING!

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