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ruffle

a low continuous drumbeat

ruffle

[′rəf·əl]
(geology)
A ripple mark produced by an eddy.
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Donald's daughter Anna arrives in the village and immediately ruffles feathers by asking her father to give her the business instead of Carl.
But Rose (Lily James, right) makes a surprise contribution to the event which ruffles feathers above and below stairs.