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verb as in scrunch up eyes when viewing


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So, if you want step-by-step directions from a maps app, or real-time health monitoring, you can actually see it without squinting.

Roethlisberger flailed and looked hopelessly skyward, like a squinting tourist in New York.

It was the way they bathed the field, the stands and made him squint.

“There it is,” said Chris, squinting and pointing through cigarette smoke.

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I tensed up and kind of squinted my eyes a little bit like, Ooooh, this is going to hurt.

You have to squint very hard to make the novel begin to line up with reality.

No squint-eyed carny could ever guess it; it's a shock to find out he's 20 years older than you always thought.

Yekaterina Samutsevich tried not to squint in the bright light of the studio lamps.

If you squint, you can see the Home Depot behind it gleaming bright and orange in the clear Texas air.

Bonnebault was squint-eyed and his physical appearance did not belie his depravity.

To the measured gestures of the little preachers were corresponding words learned by heart and false enough to make one squint.

"Now you jist cut out yer comedy until I can squint 'em over," said Fisheye impatiently.

"Port tack and headed acrost us," snarled the master, after a sniff at the air and a squint at the sluggish ripple.

"I ain't making any rash promises," stated Captain Downs, walking to the rail and taking a squint at the top-hamper.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to squint, such as: peek, peep, look, squinch, cock the eye, and look askance.

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