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  • nounscowling facial expression
  • verbmake a pained expression

synonyms for grimace

  • frown
  • scowl
  • smirk
  • sneer
  • face
  • moue
  • mouth
  • mouthing
  • mug
  • smile
  • wry face
See also synonyms for: grimacing
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antonyms for grimace

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  • grin
  • beautify
  • smile
  • grin
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How to use grimace in a sentence

His face made a grimace of disgust and I immediately showed him the cut on my upper lip.
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Todd reaches into the ooze of the Matrigel with his gloved hand, a grimace on his face.
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Just smiled, a sardonic sort of grimace, and unbuckled his belt and handed it over without a word.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
He brought himself back with a grimace, aware that he was clutching the briefcase of tapes possessively from long habit.
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He looked at Mandleco with immense disdain, gave a pert tilt of his head and surveyed the room with a grimace of distaste.
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The countess-dowager, not finding words strong enough to express her feelings at this, made a grimace at him.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The veneer was gone now; Sheila Carmack's eyes were vicious pools of hate, her mouth a grimace.
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If ever any one person made a grimace at another, that donkey made a grimace at me.
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Jonathan looked about him, holding up the lantern, and shrugged his shoulders, with a pitying grimace.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The old man thrust out his jaw at her, with the grimace of an irreverent schoolboy.
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIMACE

  • frown
  • glower
  • grimace
  • scowl
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