ruffle up

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Verb1.ruffle up - disturb the smoothness ofruffle up - disturb the smoothness of; "ruffle the surface of the water"
disarrange - destroy the arrangement or order of; "My son disarranged the papers on my desk"
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The camp bullies and prime trappers of the party began to ruffle up, and to brag, in turn, of their perils and achievements.
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