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English definition of “wince”


verb [I]    /wɪns/
to tighten the muscles of the face briefly and suddenly in a show of pain , worry , or embarrassment : She cut her finger , but didn’t even wince. wince    /wɪns/ noun [C usually sing] He sat down with a wince, rubbing his injured left knee .
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