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Sample sentences for the GRE study word grimace

grimace can be used as a verb
grimace can be used as a noun

1.Porthos made a most significant grimace Mme. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
2."Horse" said Aramis, with a grimace of disgust. - from The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
3.One may indeed lie with the mouth but with the accompanying grimace one nevertheless tells the truth. - from Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
4.Jimmy Henry made a grimace and lifted his left foot. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5."It's so difficult--you see, if I'm wrong--oh, it would be dreadful." She made a grimace at the unconscious Jane. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
6.The lancer made the pleased grimace of Cartouche when praised for his probity. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
7.He came, examined the wheel and made a grimace like a surgeon when the latter thinks a limb is broken. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
8.But when I looked into the mirror, I shrieked, and my heart throbbed for not myself did I see therein, but a devil's grimace and derision. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
9.For thine enemies showed us thy likeness in their mirror there lookedst thou with the grimace of a devil, and sneeringly so that we were afraid of thee. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
10.The chase abounds in grimaces and in comical postures. - from Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
11.Aunt was longing to do so, yet made some grimaces about it. - from The Romance of Lust by Anonymous
12.Miss Kennedy, pouring now a fulldrawn tea, grimaced and praye. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
13.Leaning a little back on my bench, I could see the looks and grimaces with which they commented on this manoeuvre it was a pity Mr. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
14.For caresses, too, I now got grimaces for a pressure of the hand, a pinch on the arm for a kiss on the cheek, a severe tweak of the ear. - from Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
15.Few animals were observed on the route even the monkeys hurried from their path with contortions and grimaces which convulsed Passepartout with laughter. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
16.From the hoardings Mr Eugene Stratton grimaced with thick niggerlips at Father Conmee. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
17.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. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
18.But, at last, I think she begins to know me I don't perceive the silly smiles and grimaces that provoked me at first and the senseless incapability of discerning that I was in earnest when I gave her my opinion of her infatuation and herself. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

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