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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The facial expression of sudden pain, or indicating disgust or dislike.

Usage examples (34)
  • I always wince during the scary parts of movies.
  • Try not to wince from the gooey sound effects laid on top.
  • I wince from the pressure; she lets go of me and opens her weak arms to my dying child.
  • What made her wince was the amount of circumstantial testimony falling into place so inexorably against him. for more
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