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Word: wrinkle

Definition: small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.


Sentences Containing 'wrinkle'

A television adaptation of "A Wrinkle in Time" was broadcast on ABC in 2003.
About twelve years old when introduced in "A Wrinkle in Time" (1962), she is thirty-six and a mother of seven in her second published appearance, "The Arm of the Starfish" (1965).
Any attempt to tie character events and ages to real world chronology results in discrepancies, such as the first moon landing being mentioned (in "A Wind in the Door") as taking place well before "A Wrinkle in Time", while 14-year-old Polly O'Keefe makes reference, about 28 years after "Wrinkle" (in "Dragons in the Waters"), to the present as being the "end of the twentieth century".
Dorsum Arduino is a wrinkle-ridge at in the border region between Oceanus Procellarum and Mare Imbrium on the Moon.
Dorsum Cayeux is a wrinkle ridge at in Mare Fecunditatis on the Moon.
Dorsum Nicol is a wrinkle ridge on the Moon at in Mare Serenitatis near the border of Mare Tranquilitatis.
Elizabeth Spires gave the book a positive review for The New York Times, commending Zevin for her "fresh and arresting" premise, likening it to Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" and Natalie Babbitt's "Tuck Everlasting".
If Meg is 14 in "A Wrinkle in Time" (which is not definitively established in the book or elsewhere), then she is about 15 in "A Wind in the Door", about 19 in "Many Waters", about 24 in "A Swiftly Tilting Planet", about 36 in "The Arm of the Starfish", and about 42 as of "An Acceptable Time".
In A Wrinkle in Time (1962, ISBN 0-374-38613-7), Meg longs for her father, who has mysteriously disappeared.
It has not acquired one permanent wrinkle after all its ripples.
Meg mourns the death of Fortinbras, the family dog mentioned in "A Wrinkle in Time" and "A Wind in the Door", but welcomes a new dog, Ananda, into the family.
Nevertheless, it is possible to determine a plausible (albeit arbitrary) approximate date of 1970 for the events of "A Wrinkle in Time".
Overexposure to ultraviolet radiation is known to cause skin cancer, make skin age and wrinkle faster, mutate DNA, and impair the immune system.
Peter's wrinkle-lipped bat "(Mormopterus jugularis)" is a species of bat found in Madagascar.
She considered that Rowling was suggesting that difficult times could be worked through with imagination, hope, and humour, and compared this concept to works such as Madeleine L'Engle's "A Wrinkle in Time" and Kenneth Grahame's "The Wind in the Willows".

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