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  • adv. With a grimace.


grimacing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Madeira's face clouded over, and he thrust out his jaw grimacingly.

    Sally of Missouri

  • He went and shook hands with a lady who was passing and smiled grimacingly.

    Jean Christophe: in Paris The Market-Place, Antoinette, the House

  • By every Merriam Webster definition, and from my life experience, I have learned that the word, and practice of, tolerance evokes a relational condescension: In my superiority, I will magnanimously, albeit grimacingly, endure your inferiority; the greater me will indulge the lesser you; my more excellent self will graciously allow substandard you to breath the same air.

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