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English verb: pull a face

1. pull a face (body) contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state


SamplesHe grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do.


Synonymsgrimace, make a face


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate


Narrower (hyponym)frown, glower, lour, lower, mop, mow, pout, screw up, smile, squinch, squint, wince









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