verb (used without object), grim·aced, grim·ac·ing.
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Origin of grimace
OTHER WORDS FROM grimacegrim·ac·er, noungrim·ac·ing·ly, adverb
Words nearby grimace
Example sentences from the Web for grimace
But, he said with a grimace, “I do judge by my meetings with people how forthright they are.”
A petrified grimace wrinkles the white clay adorning her face.
I gave him some brandy from my medicinal store, which he drank with a grimace.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All that Bud Selig can do is grimace and give the game's perennial pariah a long, unpaid vacation.
They transformed his smile into a rotting grimace, with a specialized mold.Mark Consuelos Makes Himself Look Ugly in ‘American Horror Story: Asylum’|Ramin Setoodeh|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Just smiled, a sardonic sort of grimace, and unbuckled his belt and handed it over without a word.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He brought himself back with a grimace, aware that he was clutching the briefcase of tapes possessively from long habit.
He looked at Mandleco with immense disdain, gave a pert tilt of his head and surveyed the room with a grimace of distaste.
The countess-dowager, not finding words strong enough to express her feelings at this, made a grimace at him.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
The veneer was gone now; Sheila Carmack's eyes were vicious pools of hate, her mouth a grimace.