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Ruck   /rək/   Listen

(past & past part. rucked; pres. part. rucking)
Become wrinkled or drawn together.  Synonyms: pucker, ruck up.

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"Ruck" Quotes from Famous Books

... in learning and birth than the ruck o' soldiers is anything but a proof of his worth. It show's his course to ...
— Far from the Madding Crowd • Thomas Hardy

... music began again, and horn-rimmed Newland Sanders already had his arm about her waist. They disappeared into the ruck of dancers. ...
— Gentle Julia • Booth Tarkington

... straps, and would not make off until I struck a box with my riding whip. They soon became accustomed even to this and drew back only a few steps. Then I remembered the apples, and as soon as the jackals crept up again, I threw one of them with all my strength into the ruck, and used them as missiles till the last apple had disappeared into the darkness. Most of my shots were misses, for I only once heard a howl from one ...
— From Pole to Pole - A Book for Young People • Sven Anders Hedin

Words linked to "Ruck" :   throng, bend, scrunch, plication, herd, wrinkle, flexure, pucker, multitude, crimp, ruckle, crinkle, ruck up, crisp, scrunch up, fold, concourse, crease

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