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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grimace.
  • adj. distorted; crabbed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Distorted; crabbed.


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  • Aptos, Calif., manager Dave Anderson grimaced from the opposing dugout, no doubt in his mind about what motivated the display. - They're dancing in Williamsport

  • You know, our reporters on the scene, Allan Chernoff, saying that he was erect, he kind of grimaced on the way in there.

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  • The reporters kind of grimaced, not wanting to be the focus of the President's wrath.

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  • I kind of grimaced and looked away, and she said, "You're not used to people giving you praise, are you?"

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  • You're probably right, I just kind of grimaced at the iHype (of course I say this as I posted an ask me question yesterday about how to jailbreak my 2g iphone to 3.0.


  • Saltman grimaced while squinting and staring down his MacBook screen.

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  • As soon as he set eyes on you, he grimaced ugly and said, ‘It’s a girl?


  • He grimaced after a moment, and I saw a hint of fang.

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  • She grimaced, then glanced over her shoulder to make sure no one else was listening.


  • I saw from the way she closed her eyes and grimaced that even that bothered her.



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