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OTHER WORDS FROM wincewincer, nounwinc·ing·ly, adverbwinc·ing·ness, noun
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Memphis begins to pop up in the later chapters, and I wince at every mention because I know that is where the story will end.Tavis Smiley Humanely Chronicles MLK’s Sad Last Year|Scott Porch|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The errant flashes of light in your brain depicting this possibility are strong enough to make you wince and want to cry.Whatever You Do Someone Will Die. A Short Story About Impossible Choices in Iraq|Nathan Bradley Bethea|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One may well wince with dread at the thought of it going out.
“Hey, muffins,” he calls to his children, with a “wince of mortification” at the whole scene.
There was a clicking sound as the cuffs went back on, but not tight enough to make him wince.Bin Laden’s Son-in-Law Is Arraigned Just Blocks From the Twin Towers|Michael Daly|March 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This talk had been on that very day before, while they sat impatiently awaiting her arrival, and it had made John Chester wince.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Poynter uttered a sneering laugh, which made Heath wince, and turn upon him wrathfully.The Bag of Diamonds|George Manville Fenn
He paused at that, for he saw his father wince at the picture like a man physically struck; and again there was silence.Tales and Fantasies|Robert Louis Stevenson
He had got under the armor of his enemy at last, and he could feel him wince and writhe at each thrust that he drove home.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
"Peleg, you're a sight for tired optics," said Tom, giving the man's hand a squeeze that made him wince.The Rover Boys on the Farm|Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)