accartocciare

Parola del Giorno is the verb, accartocciare, which means to crumple (somethingup. See the verb used below in its context:

Ho provato a scrivere molte lettere ma nessuna mi piaceva: dopo tre righe mi innervosivo e accartocciavo il foglio buttandolo sotto la scrivania.

I tried to write many letters, but I didn’t like any: after three lines, I was getting irritated and was crumpling the paper up, throwing it under the desk.

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