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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of squint.

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Examples

  • He watched with astonishment as the orange juice poured crimson into his glass, then frowned at the label and squinted.

    Salem Falls

  • We sat at the table and drew on tissues with magic markers, and then hung them in the window because they looked just like stained glass if you kind of squinted when you looked at them.

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  • If I kind of squinted and looked sideways, I could make out the white crow perphed on the battlements, looking down.

    Water Sleeps

  • The two antennas 'squinted' to view the same point on Earth.

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  • He held the negative up to the springtime sun and "squinted" at the image on the film / negative.

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  • Leno, a social media skeptic, finally turned to me with squinted eyes and said in a conspiratorial tone, "Are you tweeting right now?"

    First lady's first tweet

  • Turner leaned close and squinted at the bags growing under his eyes.

    That's How It Went (rev)

  • I turned and looked at Yummy, her eyes squinted against the thick silvery haze of the smoke wafting up from the blunt she held.

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  • I squinted over the lump swelling on my cheekbone and plopped back on my bar stool.

    Mercy Kill

  • Completely rattled, I squinted out the window, trying to take stock of the situation.

    Mercy Kill

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