Thesaurus / wincing


I felt that I was taking in Miss Merivale's tone and words and meaning with a wincing suspicious glance.

"Seems to me you could have grabbed the seat," objected Joe, wincing with pain.

“To be sure we will,” said Punch cheerfully, as he wrenched himself a little over, wincing with pain the while.

!TentionGeorge Manville Fenn

"I daresay she has been used to live expensively," Mr Proctor said to himself, wincing a little in his own mind at the thought.

The Perpetual CurateMrs [Margaret] Oliphant

Wincing with pain and limping, he came closer to the window, boiling with rage.

Bound to SucceedAllen Chapman

"After he had knocked me down," replied Lynch, wincing under the question, which was evidently put for a purpose.

Plane and PlankOliver Optic

Girls, I can just see Nannie's husband sitting in the doorway of their cabin blowing his fingers and wincing.

The Gentle Art of Cooking WivesElizabeth Strong Worthington

He waited tensely for Albert's reaction, wincing as the Earthman drew his foot back.

InsidekickJesse Franklin Bone

I know that,” said the missionary, wincing as if he had received a deep wound, “but she is not in your power now.

"Gratitude for ruining me," said Enistor, wincing at the fiery glances cast upon him.


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