Associations to the word «Grimace»

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GRIMACE, noun. A distortion of the countenance, whether habitual, from affectation, or momentary and occasional, to express some feeling, as contempt, disapprobation, complacency, etc.; a smirk; a made-up face.
GRIMACE, verb. To make grimaces; to distort one's face; to make faces.

Dictionary definition

GRIMACE, noun. A contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect".
GRIMACE, verb. Contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King