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"My, they must be in a hurry to see us," said Grace, with a simper that sent the girls off into gales of laughter.
THE OUTDOOR GIRLS IN THE SADDLELAURA LEE HOPE
Of course her smile was a make-believe, nothing more nor less than a simper.
PRUDY KEEPING HOUSESOPHIE MAY
How fain she would have drawn on Sophocles To come aboard, and how she simper'd it—Ped.
BEAUMONT & FLETCHER'S WORKS (8 OF 10)FRANCIS BEAUMONT
Could design lodge in that empty-looking head with its crisp curls, button nose, and diminishing simper?
EVAN HARRINGTON, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Mammy Susan held that: "Seasonin' is the maindest thing in cookin', that an' 'lowin' victuals to simper and not bile too hard."
BACK AT SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
"They are flowers he brings every morning for me," Roxy spoke up, coming forward with a pretty simper.
THE ENTAILED HATGEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
The plump Phbe rose after many hesitations, and, with a simper and a blush and pretty air of fright, took the ministers arm.
SALEM CHAPEL, V.1/2MRS. OLIPHANT
The beam of recognition that he had given to his friend or acquaintance subsided into a subdued but lingering simper.
WHEN WILLIAM CAMESAKI
She satirizes human foibles and weaknesses, showing ghosts that gossip and gormandize, simper and swear as they did in life.
THE SUPERNATURAL IN MODERN ENGLISH FICTIONDOROTHY SCARBOROUGH
Even Mrs. Whelply's confluent simper, that suggested an incessant dripping from the tap of loving kindness, failed a little.
MOUNT MUSICE. OE. SOMERVILLE AND MARTIN ROSS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIMPER

  • beamed
  • expressed friendliness
  • expressed tenderness
  • grinned
  • laughed
  • looked amused
  • looked delighted
  • looked happy
  • looked pleased
  • simpered
  • smirked
  • was gracious
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