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- v. Present participle of wince.
- n. The act by which someone winces; a grimace.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a wince.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Kicking; hence, skittish; lively.
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Without warning, without a change of expression or twitch of his body, Alnersans smashed his empty beer up against my end-table, Alnersans then took one of the slivers of glass and gouged out the last of the LEDs, Despite wincing from the pain, Alnersans let out a low chuckle as the glow of the light slowly faded.
The news that Sachin Tendulkar has been voted the greatest cricketer of all time, by a landslide in an Australian newspaper poll, would have, until recently, elicited from me a kind of wincing, squinting chafing at the cerebral lobe that controls the urge to enter into ill-advised and unwinnable contrarian debates.
GREENE: And Jeter himself leaps away from home plate dramatically clutching his wrist, kind of wincing in pain.
Another friend from the time recalls wincing at Generosa’s efforts with the children.
Time's Arrow shortly before the Book Club event, with some "wincing" at the
And there are just enough of those moments to inspire a kind of wincing nostalgia for all the performing arts kids, who seemed to crash and burn at a much higher rate than they should have.
Politico's Jonathan Martin wrote today that conservatives were "wincing" at the notion of paying a politician for the privilege of speaking to people in the vaulted first caucus state.
Inez braked and Yetta scrambled out, wincing as the slush on the street soaked through the holes in her boots.
Maybe Bill Maher could just have it explained to him by one of the agnostic physicists who say the same thing, and then he can be depressed without wincing.
For a guy it's really tough to take a bite into it without wincing and cringing and buckling at the knees.