calandramutilar, destroçar, calandrar, acetinar, lacerar, deformar, lustrar
Noun(1) clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
Verb(1) press with a mangle(2) injure badly by beating(3) alter so as to make unrecognizable(4) destroy or injure severely
(1) She does not have a TV and her washing machine is an archaic model involving rubber hoses and a handle-operated mangle .(2) On washing day it was my job to wring out the washing by turning the mangle for her.(3) ├ö├ç├┐If I wasn't at school, I had to turn the handle on the mangle while mum put the sheets through,├ö├ç├û Peter recalls.(4) Mum used a mangle and a washboard so when the washing machine arrived it was a big moment.(5) At seven in the evening they broke off to run the hotel linen through the mangle .(6) The first continuous process involved squeezing a ribbon of molten glass through two hot rollers, similar to an old mangle .(7) And, of course, I got to remembering Monday wash days at home, clouds of steam billowing, the washboard clattering and the mangle creaking, lines of gleaming white washing hanging out to dry.(8) The sheets were not ironed but were put through a mangle - like a large wringer - which flattened them.(9) There was a shared washroom that contained mangles , and once a week Kilroy-Silk went to the local baths.(10) He would tear his hair as they mangled the beautiful old German words.(11) For decades now, our pop stars have been sending us political messages that are less mixed than mangled beyond reason.(12) Two crushed and mangled pick-up trucks have been flipped on their side.(13) Will this solidify the widespread view that the he is a cynical mangler of morality?(14) The garden also contains a vintage mechanical washing machine as well as antique ploughs, mangles and bacon slicers.(15) Television footage showed a scene of massive devastation, including badly mangled cars and injured people being carried away.(16) She quickly set to work, chopping vegetables into little mangled bits and depositing the mess into a huge steel pot.
1. mutilate ::
2. spoil ::
3. maul ::
mangle, mangled, mangles, mangling
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