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Overview of noun wince

The noun wince has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. wince

(the facial expression of sudden pain)

2. wince, flinch

(a reflex response to sudden pain)

Overview of verb wince

The verb wince has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) flinch, squinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail

(draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf")

2. (1) wince

(make a face indicating disgust or dislike; "She winced when she heard his pompous speech") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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