Wince synonyms

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(Intransitive) To shrink, tense or recoil, as in fear, disgust or embarrassment.
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To grimace is defined as to make an unpleasant fact or twist up your facial features, often to indicate displeasure.
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To come near to in place, time, character, or value; to draw nearer to.
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To try; endeavor:
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To start or wince involuntarily, as from surprise or pain.
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To squint, pucker, or contort
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To become or seem to become smaller, more compact, etc.; contract, as from heat, cold, moisture, etc.
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(Intransitive, now rare) To retreat before an opponent. [from 14th c.]
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(Idiomatic) To shy away from a daring task; to decline, refuse, or avoid something due to fear or uncertainty.
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(Chiefly Dial., Brit.) To make or become pale; whiten; bleach
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(Intransitive) To avoid due to timidness or caution.
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(Nautical) To pour out; to empty; to tap and begin drawing from.
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(Intransitive) To make a gesture or gestures.
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To feel dizzy:
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(Intransitive) To slacken, give way (of courage, faith etc.). [from 16th c.]
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To shrink from, or avoid something because of fear
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To shrink and tremble, as from someone's anger, threats, or blows; cringe
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To draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust
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To draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust
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(Idiomatic) To lower the setting of.
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Find another word for wince. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for wince, like: cringe, grimace, approach, seek, flinch, squinch, shrink, recoil, chicken-out, blench and shy.