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Synonyms for grinning
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smile, smiling, grin, grinningnoun

    a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

    Synonyms:
    smile, grin, smiling

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  1. List of paraphrases for "grinning":

    smiling

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  1. Maya Angelou:

    If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning 'Good morning' at total strangers.

  2. Maya Angelou:

    If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning Good morning at total strangers.

  3. Christopher Andersen:

    After Prince Philip’s funeral [ in April ], they set up a meeting with the three of them - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, William and Prince Charles - with nobody else around, it did not go well. The next day, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got on a plane and left. For the unveiling of the Princess Diana statue [ in July ], a similar thing happened [ with William ]. Even though Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were grinning from ear to ear, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were walking with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle backs to each other. The queen’s platinum jubilee, which is happening next year, might be Prince Harry and Meghan Markle next chance.

  4. Khalil Gibran:

    Comfort murders the passion of the soul, then walks grinning at the funeral.

  5. Rita Petry:

    I was in the background, grinning like a mutt, so it didn't matter to me.


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    • B. imperturbability
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