grimace


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Synonyms for grimace

scowl

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Synonyms for grimace

a facial contortion indicating displeasure, disgust, or pain

to contort one's face to indicate displeasure, disgust, or pain, for example

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Synonyms for grimace

a contorted facial expression

contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

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Secret Ingredient: The original McDonaldland characters - including Grimace, The Hamburglar and Mayor McCheese - were based on the "H.
The Duke of Edinburgh grimaces while Her Majesty and Prince Charles clap and cheer at the annual Highland Games outing at Braemar, near Balmoral, yesterday.
In a frame-by-frame analysis of videotaped fear grimaces made by 19 free-ranging rhesus monkeys, Hauser found that a large majority of the animals moved the left side Of the mouth first and retracted the lips further on the left side while grimacing.
When it was alleged "he took what he wanted" Roache gave out a sigh, heaved his chest and stared down at the floor with a slight grimace.
But behind the stony grimace you could almost hear the old dog muttering: "Poofs getting married?
The scary grimace would have impressed the late Charles Laughton, who played Quasimodo in 1939.
Within 15 seconds the leaf is swallowed, occasionally with a grimace.
The Diary includes a choice of icons with facial expressions such as a broad smile with teeth, sleepy eyes, or raised eyebrows and a grimace.
When the snapper pointed his lens their way, glamorous Meryl, 59, gave her sweetest smile - but the best that 40-year-old Jen could manage was this sour-faced grimace.
His sour grimace and bulky menace conceal a burning desire to beat them for every point he can muster.
Ask anyone who has tried drops or lozenges, and the grimace on their face is probably enough to keep you from trying them yourself.
Whether the same could be said of Tracey is another matter, judging by her grimace.
The new woman in his life, top golfer Sally Prosser, pulled her bug-eyed grimace after missing a vital putt during a match yesterday.
Or will it be a tender cling-and-jerk of the family jewels, something even a former Kansas City Bomber like Raquel Welch could appreciate, but Chris Kaman would just as soon not have to grimace through again?
The 48-year-old Hollywood star's face has been pulled so tight, following plastic surgery, that it probably would have cracked if he'd tried to do even grimace.