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Synonyms for wince

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  1. wincenoun

    the facial expression of sudden pain


  2. wince, flinchverb

    a reflex response to sudden pain


  3. flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quailverb

    draw back, as with fear or pain

    "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"

    rebound, cower, bound, shrivel up, reverberate, quail, shrink, flinch, funk, shrivel, grovel, spring, ricochet, kick back, cringe, take a hop, wither, backfire, bounce, backlash, resile, reduce, kick, recoil, squinch, creep, crawl, squint, contract, fawn

  4. winceverb

    make a face indicating disgust or dislike

    "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"

    funk, recoil, shrink, squinch, cringe, flinch, quail

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. winceverb

    flinch, shrink, startle, start back

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. winceverb

    shrink, flinch, recoil

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How to use wince in a sentence?

  1. Fred McNeill:

    I'd see him wince, and I'd go' What's going on ?' he just said,' Oh nothing. Just in my head. Maybe I need to drink.' He was always saying.

  2. Tia McNeill:

    I'd see him wince, and I'd go, 'What's going on?' he just said, 'Oh nothing. Just in my head. Maybe I need to drink.'.

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  • kavahtaa, sävähdys, kavahdus, vavahtaa, tempoilla, potkia, vavahdus, tempoaFinnish
  • sussultareItalian
  • winceLatin
  • maopoMāori
  • huiveren, stuip, samentrekken, stuipen, samenkrimpen, samentrekkingDutch
  • krympe segNorwegian
  • fiorRomanian
  • вздрагивание, содрогаться, морщиться, содрогнуться, вздрогнуть, вздрагивать, содрогание, сморщитьсяRussian
  • وینUrdu
  • 畏缩Chinese

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