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English definition of “grimace”

grimace

verb [I]     /ˈɡrɪ.məs/
to make an expression of pain, strong dislike, etc. in which the face twists in an ugly way: He tried to stand and grimaced with pain.Grimacing and frowning grimace     noun [C] Helen made a grimace of disgust when she saw the raw meat.Grimacing and frowning
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