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verb as in smile widely

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When asked how he felt about the fact it made the possibility of him becoming king less likely, he grinned and said, "Great!"

Ryan grinned, “Thanks for saying ‘we,’ especially coming from Brookings.”

The young boy who had fashioned the mud toy grinned at all the attention he was receiving.

Both the Duke and Duchess grinned broadly as they took turns at the wheel of the Sealegs, which reached speeds of 40 knots.

Behind the swelling, bruises, and swaddling of head bandages, George Lamson, Jr. grinned widely.

Jean grinned and dribbled self-consciously, and showed his two little teeth to the proudest father in the world.

The man grinned, and, though Alfreton remembered that he was not usually so tractable with him, proceeded to do Winston's bidding.

But suddenly Lance looked around, grinned through his mask, and waved his hand toward the shore.

The latter grinned delightedly, then his face grew grave again.

I grinned, watching every play of emotion on his face, and carefully weighing every nuance in his tone of voice.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grinned, such as: smirk, beam, simper, and crack.

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