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Word: grimace

Definition: facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.


Sentences Containing 'grimace'

Hitting the ground hard while challenging Isaksson for the lead, Hemery rose with a grimace of pain on his face then sprinted for the line, grabbing third. However as soon as the race was over he collapsed, with the TV cameras showing huge swelling to his injured leg - he had run the last 100m with badly torn ankle ligaments.
Morrel smiled with an expression very like a grimace, and then turned round to Monte Cristo, as if to ask him to extricate him from his embarrassment.
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