squinch

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Synonyms for squinch

to peer with the eyes partly closed

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Synonyms for squinch

a small arch built across the interior angle of two walls (usually to support a spire)

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crouch down

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draw back, as with fear or pain

cross one's eyes as if in strabismus

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Eichenwald's interviews delved deeply enough that he can show readers Fastow as those around him saw him, with the anxious tics of a crook, whistling his words when he's nervous, pulling his collar, stretching his neck, squinching his face.
His eyes were like squinching really tight,' the boy said.
Adele's face under her bangs and short-cropped hair had an almost Oriental cast, her black eyes and wide cheekbones squinching up her gaze, and Mark had a long, horsey face and dense kinky hair and a shyly reluctant laugh, except for the days when, muttering in despair, he once again believed that his stomach had tragically dropped or that his heart had shifted slightly toward the center of his chest.
That is not to say that the unions are squinching their eyes completely to the crisis facing public education.
But is there anyone besides me who's had it with those stupid interstitial shots of the gang bouncing up and down and squinching up their faces all goofylike?