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smile

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smile

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Synonyms for grin

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

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a facial expression marked by an upward curving of the lips

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Synonyms for grin

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

to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl

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Galazi looked on Umslopogaas at his side, and grinned.
His teeth were long and sharp and grinned horribly, while his lower lip hung down upon his chest, and he had ears like elephant's ears, which covered his shoulders, and nails like the claws of some fierce bird.
Tommy Brock was a short bristly fat waddling person with a grin; he grinned all over his face.
A beggar-man sat over against Eric's stage and grinned every time a pate was cracked.
He grinned down horribly into the face of his victim.
Bonacieux became as pale as death, and grinned a ghastly smile.
Whole brigades grinned in unison, and regiments laughed.
In their quietest times, they sang ballads and told tales, for the edification of their pious visitors; or perplexed them with juggling tricks; or grinned at them through horse collars; and when sport itself grew wearisome, they made game of their own stupidity, and began a yawning match.
Bobbinet, bowing and smiling; if his face had been half as honest as it professed to be, it would have GRINNED.
Jacob looked up, and discerning his sweet-flavoured brother, nodded and grinned in the dim light in a way that made him seem to David like a triumphant demon.
The black grinned, conscious of the bribe that was offered him for silence on the subject of the deer, while Richard, without in the least waiting for the termination of his cousin’s speech, began his reply:
Namgay Doola grinned so persuasively and began to tell me about a big brown bear in a poppy field by the river.
Then he stood back, surveyed his work, and grinned.
At this the Tinker and the Peddler and the Beggar nudged one another, and all grinned, and the friars scowled blackly at Little John; but they could think of nothing further to say, so they turned to their horses.
The black grinned and winked as the European disappeared within the darkness of the interior.