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Out of disguise, the masked outlaw who duels with a grin and woos with ardor, morphs into blasé upper-cruster Don Diego Vega, who suffers from overrefinement and chronic fatigue.Zorro at 100: Why the original swashbuckler is still the quintessential American action hero|Michael Sragow|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
Otherwise, I could watch the bonhomie—lots of backslapping and broad grins, like the first day of summer camp—from a distance.
All modern crocodilians are long, scaly animals with stumpy legs and toothy grins.
When they close their mouths, they still have a toothy grin — their bottom teeth stick out and up.
O’Neal participates, sideways grin glued to his face, knowing he can’t possibly win.Kobe Bryant Punched A Teammate Over $100, And It Wasn’t Shaq|Jeff Pearlman|September 25, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Then, with a grin, “And we all know how degenerate those people are.”‘Mozart in the Jungle’: Inside Amazon’s Brave New World of Sex, Drugs, and Classical Music|Kevin Fallon|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Through it all, Chris Hughes nodded approvingly, an unnerving grin on his face.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the driver bios appeared on the jumbo screen, I flashed a toothy grin after noticing that two of them were women.The Moms of Monster Jam Drive Trucks, Buck Macho Culture|Eliza Krigman|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a puckish grin, he ordered his entourage, including several generals, to line up and join him in—how shall one put it?
As Hunter waved it in the air, light flashed off his Colgate-commercial-ready grin.
This gave the house a very cheerful appearance, as if it were constantly on a broad grin.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
That embrace, that grin and that heart-born exclamation marked the entrance of the Pulsifer family into my life.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
But he watched Grandfather Mole narrowly, with a grin on his face, to see what the old chap would do.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
When Tom Brown awoke, late in the day, he found Mafuta sitting at his feet with a broad grin on his dusky countenance.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
I should say, replied Master Bates, with a grin, that he was uncommon sweet upon Betsy.Oliver Twist, Vol. II (of 3)|Charles Dickens