"Don't humiliate him," Wilson says, wincing, as Stiller cluelessly puts it on the pooch's head.
He gives me a certain face, you know this “wincing of the heart,” that “ah” moment.
Listening to the results is like letting someone pet your dog, then wincing as they pet his fur against the grain.
You want to wake up in the morning and not feel sick and wincing at what happened the night before.
I keep asking myself why yesterday, given his wincing candor about so much else.
“Keep it up, Joe,” said Wyvern, with an effort refraining from wincing under the abominable pain of the stings.
"Seems to me you could have grabbed the seat," objected Joe, wincing with pain.
"But it hurts," said Miss Marty, wincing, with a catch of her breath.
Then she turned toward her daughter's face which was wincing with pain and gazed long at it.
"You have an excellent memory," said Miss Watling, wincing under the infliction.
early 13c., winch, probably from Old North French *wenchier (in Old French guenchir "to turn aside, avoid"), from Frankish *wenkjan, from Proto-Germanic *wankjan (cf. Old High German wankon "to stagger, totter," Old Norse vakka "to stray, hover;" see wink). Originally of horses. Modern form is attested from late 13c. Related: Winced; wincing.