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Synonyms for smirk

give a smug look

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Synonyms for smirk

to smile in an affected, knowing way

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an affected, knowing smile

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Synonyms for smirk

a smile expressing smugness or scorn instead of pleasure

smile affectedly or derisively

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There was an alacrity in his manner, too, which was equally unaccountable; every time his eyes met those of Emily or Arabella, he smirked and grinned; once, Wardle could have sworn, he saw him wink.
Alfred Smirk considered himself very handsome; he spent a great deal of time about his hair, whiskers and necktie, before a little looking-glass in the harness-room.
The cook drew himself up in a smugly humble fashion, a deprecating smirk on his face.
He noticed my involuntary twitching and grimacing, and smirked:
He looked tired and worn, but there was the same complacent repose upon his features that they always wore: and through dirt, and beard, and whisker, there still shone, unimpaired, the self-satisfied smirk of flash Toby Crackit.
Look behind the playful smirks at the horrifying reality, writes Lesley Riddoch.
Here [smirk.sub.t] and [smirk.sub.t-) (1] are volatility smirks on day t and day (t-1).
The source said: "He sits back, puts his hands behind his head and just smirks."
SERIAL child killer Robert Black smirks and refuses to speak when quizzed about a missing 13-year-old he is suspected of abducting.
They both just sat there with idiotic smirks on their faces for the next 10 minutes while Charlotte sat there utterly confused as to what had just happened.
The County boss accused Inverness of gloating over their Scottish Cup derby victory last month and spoke of "wiping smirks off faces" when the sides next meet.
"If I was dead," John insists, "and you were the last man on Earth, she wouldn't look at you." But Cain smirks, "A h t h d f kl heart-shaped freckle on her thigh says yer wrong...
When she laughs in public, everyone turns to stare and smirks or sniggers.
Four of these are angular white crescents; the others are slender fragments thereof: full, toothy grins and thin-lipped smirks. Traces of their rough-and-ready origins as foamcore models are left on the cast work's abutting triangular forms.
"BEING AVERAGE ISN'T NECESSARILY the worst thing," smirks Peter Quirk, front man for Seattle's Hint Hint.