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grimace

Neurology A humorless facial 'mask' typically seen in Pts with catatonia. See Amimia.
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After locking up the bureau again, he walked to the window and gazed out as impassibly as he had done at the beginning of the interview, while Raffles took a small allowance from the flask, screwed it up, and deposited it in his side-pocket, with provoking slowness, making a grimace at his stepson's back.
But, in spite of all their ceremonies, the sky remained clear and beautiful, and they profited nothing by their slaughtered sheep and their ugly grimaces.
Then he would stop and tell them what the sick child had said last night, and how he had longed to be among them once again; and such was the poor schoolmaster's gentle and affectionate manner, that the boys seemed quite remorseful that they had worried him so much, and were absolutely quiet; eating no apples, cutting no names, inflicting no pinches, and making no grimaces, for full two minutes afterwards.
22, kids were treated to a very special appearance by Grimace at the South Elgin McDonalds on McLean Boulevard.
BOXING Both Wills & Kate grimace as they watch intense bout
Summary: If the rigorous screening process at airports makes you grimace, your
America is already well on the road to sissy-fication, and the last thing we need is to be affiliated with a field sport in which physical contact is all but forbidden, and what contact does occur is pro forma followed by collapse, writhing around and grabbing of the shin, all with a grimace that would do justice to a man approaching the gates of hell; in short, a sport where the fans are tougher than the players.
I STILL grimace when I see pics of the tearful "jungle queen" Christopher Biggins.
I grimace, have terrible posture and have been known to grunt and wheeze.
Prison officials disputed media and witness accounts that Diaz appeared to grimace and gasp.
Of course," he adds with a grimace, "in some places things can't get worse.
Everyone was eager to congratulate Phil, except DiMarco, who thought a grimace and a curt handshake would suffice.