fluff up

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Verb1.fluff up - make fuller by shaking; "fluff up the pillows"
shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"

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vt sep pillow etcaufschütteln
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With a decent covering of fur, this would fluff up the coat, getting more air into it, making it a better insulator.
Many mammals fluff up their fur when threatened, to look bigger.
Simply cut the dough roll into strips, run your fingers through to separate and fluff up (and remove the paper packaging in between), then bake in individual mounds.