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synonyms for smiling

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

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  • frown
  • glower
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How to use smiling in a sentence

She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
“You appear to feel it so,” rejoined Mr. Pickwick, smiling at the clerk, who was literally red-hot.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
“My sister is passionately fond of children,” said the elder lady, in smiling apology.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Blanche stood an instant looking into the lighted room and hesitating—flushed a little, smiling, extremely pretty.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
The girl smiled, and drew out a large key, and nodded, still smiling as she replaced it.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
Longcluse looked animated—smiling; but a stupendous load lay on his heart.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
The smiling face of man was blotted out; gratitude, virtue, were annihilated; and life had no longer an object!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
In a statuesque attitude, she sat, like Marius on the ruins of Carthage, or Patience on a monument smiling at grief.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This brings to my Memory (what I cannot help smiling at) the bountiful Banter, you at this time endeavoured to put upon me.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SMILING

  • animated
  • cheerful
  • genial
  • grinning
  • joyful
  • radiant
  • shining
  • smiling
  • sparkling
  • sunny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.