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synonyms for winced

  • back off
  • blanch
  • cower
  • cringe
  • flinch
  • grimace
  • recoil
  • blench
  • dodge
  • duck
  • jib
  • quail
  • shrink
  • shy
  • start
  • swerve
  • turn
  • make a face
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antonyms for winced

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  • face
  • meet
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How to use winced in a sentence

And Tom, aware that he winced, was also aware that something in his life congealed and stopped its normal flow.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Allcraft winced, as every syllable made known the speaker's actual strength—his own dependence and utter weakness.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The giant winced at the touch, but clasped his hard hands together—evidently prepared for the worst.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Barrington winced a little, for he recognized the irony in the failing voice, but he rose and moved towards the bed.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
We shook hands, after I had wiped some of the oil from mine, and I winced a bit from the pressure of his fingers.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Joyce winced at what seemed to her a direct slur upon her father's memory, but knew it was just.
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
Why did that pang at which he had winced instantly become another pang, at which he winced no less?
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Rose Lyndwood glanced from maid to mistress, and both winced; then he passed slowly up the dark stairs.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
Koyala winced with pain; then outraged virginity flooded to her face in a crimson tide.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
Nelson winced and chafed under the double rebuke, but he was not in a condition to see clearly any beams in his own eye.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
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