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noun     crease pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a line made on cloth or paper when it is folded or crushed
  2. 2
    [countable] a line on someone’s skin, especially on the face

    She has creases at the corners of her eyes.

  3. 3
    [singular] the area in front of the goal in a game such as hockey or lacrosse where a player stands to prevent the other team from scoring
    1. a.
      the line in front of the wicket where a batsman stands to hit the ball in the game of cricket


to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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