Curl

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Physical ActionsPlay
Use 'curl' when describing physical actions involving bending or rolling something. SlideShe curled the ribbon around her finger.
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Sentimental MoodPlay
'Curl up' often implies seeking comfort or warmth, physically or emotionally. SlideHe would curl up with his favorite book on cold nights.