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ruffle

a low continuous drumbeat

ruffle

[′rəf·əl]
(geology)
A ripple mark produced by an eddy.
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Words are exchanged and stroppy Tracy flounces off complaining that she feels used.
Ware exchanged and stroTracy flounces off complaining that she feused.
We live in a phantasmagoric, cycloramic economy of flounces and ruffles .
showed that approximately half of meniscal flounces seen on MR imaging were not associated with ligamentous injuries or joint effusions.
HOLY SEE: With deep flounces and despite all-over spotting, this group of six albs realised pounds 264 in Bonhams
Another swears loyalty the night before new jobs are given out then spouts venom and flounces off when she doesn't get what she wants.
Schemer Janine flounces out and tries to get her claws into Billy.
Claret wool fitted jacket with puffed shoulders pounds 195, Claret wool pencil skirt with bustle flounces pounds 94 and berry satin was pie blouse with front bow pounds 43.
LACE, RUFFLES AND FLOUNCES MEET BOLD LAVERING, MODERN TWISTS AND PLAYFUL PIECES FRO A MATCH MADE IN FASHION HEAVEN.
I, for one, would question the competency of a provider working out of an office or a facility that looks like a tacky home, with cute wallpaper borders, artificial plants, and wood paneling--not to mention design touches that pose potential infection-control problems, such as flounces that collect dust, wall textures that provide a growth environment for microbes, and other homelike but possibly hazardous materials.
In each episode, a team of cops delights in abusing the powers of the badge, and an officer (Lennon) - who flounces around in shorts the likes of which have not been since since the NBA circa 1984 - flirts with those he encounters.