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winceverb [I]

uk   us   /wɪns/
to show pain suddenly and for a short time in the face, often moving the head back at the same time: Did I hurt you? - I thought I saw you wince. It makes me wince even thinking about eye operations.
wince
noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
She gave a wince as the nurse put the needle in.
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