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synonyms for grimacing

  • contort
  • frown
  • scowl
  • smirk
  • sneer
  • deform
  • distort
  • mouth
  • mug
  • make a face
  • make a wry face
  • misshape
  • screw up one's face
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antonyms for grimacing

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

Fields missed one play, then sandwiched a dart to the end zone between grimaces of pain.
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His light found a squat skeleton sitting there grimacing at him.
HUNTERS OUT OF SPACEJOSEPH EVERIDGE KELLEAM
Close upon their heels press forward a chattering grimacing group from Naples.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Nick passed on and quickly paused again; this time, his mother discerned, before the marble image of a strange grimacing woman.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Grimacing, he pressed the edges of the wound together and willed that the bleeding stop.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
Then, his work finished, he threw the mattock into the brush and set out again, grimacing disgustedly and scratching himself.
FLIGHT FROM TOMORROWHENRY BEAM PIPER
It was Gaspard, the servant, who stood in the door-way, bowing and grimacing respectfully as he held it open.
A MODERN ALADDINHOWARD PYLE
Hold up you grimacing, great grandson of a lousy she-ape, can't you, and walk straight.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Yorick is seated beside the pretty milliner; the complaisant husband is bowing, grimacing, and attitudinising.
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. SECOND VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
It is called the Typhonium, on account of the grimacing figures which stand before the piers.
A HISTORY OF ART IN ANCIENT EGYPT, VOL. I (OF 2)GEORGES PERROT
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