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grimace

grim·ace

grimace

 
pronunciation:
grI ms
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a contorted facial expression that shows pain, disgust, or contempt.
 
synonyms:
moue
antonyms:
grin
similar words:
frown, pout, scowl, sneer
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: grimaced, grimaces, grimacing
definition: to make a grimace.
antonyms:
grin
similar words:
frown, glower, mug, pout, scowl, sneer
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derivations: grimacingly (adv.), grimacer (n.)
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