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grin

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grin

all smiles

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Synonyms for smile

a facial expression marked by an upward curving of the lips

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to curve the lips upward in expressing amusement, pleasure, or happiness

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smile on: to lend supportive approval to

Synonyms for smile

a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth

change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

express with a smile

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However, this recent study uncovered the possibility that the Duchenne smile can also be artificially simulated.
Still other studies based on photographs revealed that the expression of a Duchenne smile indicates a positive emotional state and may lead to a longer, happier life.
Smiles are generally divided into two categories: standard smiles, which use the muscles surrounding the mouth, and genuine or Duchenne smiles, which engage the muscles surrounding both the mouth and eyes.
The second is the Duchenne smile [named after the French neurologist, Guillaume Duchenne], where you use your eyes.
The Duchenne smile, a genuine grin, it's named for 19th-century French scientist Duchenne de Boulogne, whose name is associated with a form of muscular dystrophy.