Grimaced Gri*maced", a. Distorted; crabbed. [1913 Webster]

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  • grimaced — gri·mace || grɪmÉ™s /grɪ meɪs n. distortion of the facial features (to express disgust, disapproval, anger, etc.) v. distort the facial features (to express disgust, disapproval, anger, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

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