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Something like a smile attempted to contract the Indian's features; but the attempt was not a happy one, and stopped at a grimace.
THE GOLD-SEEKERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
No, but to judge by the grimace you made you weren't quite sure!
THE BETROTHALMAURICE MAETERLINCK
Then, with a grimace of disgust, he stretched out his hand for the blackened pannikin.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Arthur made a grimace that might have been either of assent or deprecation.
GABRIEL CONROYBERT HARTE
However, I would like to see her grimace again; old Toubac would willingly give me fifteen florins if I could paint it for him.
A marvelous, unsurpassable creature whose every gesture is perfection, whose every grimace is unsurpassable perfection.
GARGOYLESBEN HECHT
The degree and nature of the emotion must be shown in the face, otherwise there will be only grimace.
There could be no doubting the sincerity of the words, nor the grimace of disgust which accompanied them.
THE GIRL FROM ALSACEBURTON EGBERT STEVENSON
He then stationed two gentlemen of the musketeers behind his chair, sat down and waited, a grimace of pain twisting his lips.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
The Irish giant emphasised his threat with a grimace of red-whiskered ferocity and concluded by loudly smacking his lips.

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