GRIMACE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of grimace
Definition:
n. facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust
Example:
Even though he remained silent, his grimace indicated his displeasure.
Sentence in Classic:
His eyes, nose, and mouth all seemed puckered into a vacant, wearied grimace, and his arms and legs always fell into unnatural positions.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He came, examined the wheel and made a grimace like a surgeon when the latter thinks a limb is broken.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
Some, le rabouin, for example, are at the same time grotesque and terrible, and produce on you the effect of a cyclopean grimace.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Morrel smiled with an expression very like a grimace, and then turned round to Monte Cristo, as if to ask him to extricate him from his embarrassment.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
People live, they smile, they laugh, they make little grimaces with the tips of their lips, they interlace their fingers, they call each other thou, and that does not prevent eternity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
Heyward took the gourd, and after swallowing a little of the water, threw it aside with grimaces of discontent.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
She was fearless enough in the daylight, and she had the oddest confidence in me; for once, in a foolish moment, I made threatening grimaces at her, and she simply laughed at them.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells Context