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synonyms for smiles

  • beam
  • grin
  • laugh
  • smirk
  • simper
  • be gracious
  • express friendliness
  • express tenderness
  • look amused
  • look delighted
  • look happy
  • look pleased

antonyms for smiles

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  • frown
  • glower
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How to use smiles in a sentence

The gentleman pauses and smiles with his head inclined, evidently expecting to be addressed in French.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The gentleman inclines his head lower, smiles, and waits patiently for a second or two.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
But in the matter of that wine—the faintest of smiles hovered on her lips, her eyebrows went up a shade.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Here Mr. Samuel Weller, who had silently eaten his oysters with tranquil smiles, cried “Hear!”
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Walter Bellamy, Esquire, sitting in state, received his friend and partner with many smiles and much urbanity.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It was a privilege to sit so close to her at the table, to wait on her, and be the recipient of her charming smiles.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
She turned her comely face to him and he saw smiles round her lips and laughter in her eyes.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Two pairs of eyes, two smiles, two human physiognomies once again met his arrested gaze.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But English suburban parlour-maids are on their guard against smiles, no matter how engaging.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
When we tell her he is she smiles and says, 'I think I'm glad, for now I shall never have to sing again in public.'
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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