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add a new wrinkle

To bring or contribute a new and often unexpected aspect, dimension, innovation, development, or stratagem (to something). If proven to be true, the discovery could add a new wrinkle to the way we think about the evolutionary process. Their new, and unorthodox, pitcher has added a new wrinkle to the team's offensive game.
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They learned from Julian Byng the value of battle studies, and of applying the lessons learned (and adding new wrinkles of their own like sound-ranging) to the next battle.
Just when people are beginning to remember these basics, scientists re adding new wrinkles.