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
Example sentences from the Web for grimace
Murray lost 6-1 7-6, 6-2 as Kate and William grimaced and groaned in agony with the rest of the nation.Murray Crashes Out Of Wimbledon As Kate And William Watch|Tom Sykes|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she grimaced at the mention of “death threats,” saying quietly that there have “been some tough times.”
He grimaced as he looked at water bubbling up from below the ground in the center of the street.
At the Iowa State Fair, Obama grimaced at funnel cakes and soft drinks the size of the Grand Canyon.
She groaned, grimaced, and grabbed her left thigh, which had been wrapped, rewrapped, and re-re-wrapped in an Ace bandage.
Cochrane grimaced and told Babs to make a note to talk to Holden.Operation: Outer Space|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He spread them out; he examined; he grunted and grimaced and paused in perplexity.The Beginning|Henry Hasse
Basine controlled his temper and grimaced humorously at the jurors whose faces at once lighted with an appreciative smile.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
He grimaced at the triteness of the words, at the same time realizing that a basic truth lurked there.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
She grimaced a little, looking up at me with a mocking laugh.Wintry Peacock|D. H. Lawrence