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Wince

v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Winced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wincing .]
1.To shrink, as from a blow, or from pain; to flinch; to start back.
I will not stir, nor wince, nor speak a word.
- Shak.
2.To kick or flounce when unsteady, or impatient at a rider; as, a horse winces.
n.1.The act of one who winces.
1.(Dyeing & Calico Printing) A reel used in dyeing, steeping, or washing cloth; a winch. It is placed over the division wall between two wince pits so as to allow the cloth to descend into either compartment. at will.
Wince pit
a tank or a pit where cloth in the process of dyeing or manufacture is washed, dipped in a mordant, or the like.
Noun1.wince - the facial expression of sudden pain
2.wince - a reflex response to sudden pain
Synonyms: flinch
Verb1.wince - draw back, as with fear or pain; "she flinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf"
2.wince - make a face indicating disgust or dislike; "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"
ache, agonize, ail, anguish, avoid, avoidance, blanch, blench, blink, boggle, cower, cringe, demur, dodge, draw back, draw in, duck, evade, evasion, fade, fall back, fallback, falter, feel pain, feel the pangs, fight shy of, flinch, funk, grimace, hang back, hang off, have a misery, have qualms, hesitate, hold off, hurt, jib, make bones about, pause, pound, pull back, pull in, pull out, pullback, pullout, quail, recoil, reel back, retract, retreat, scruple, sheer, sheer off, shoot, shrink, shrink back, shy, shy at, sidestep, sidestepping, smart, squinch, start, start aside, start back, stick at, stickle, strain, suffer, swerve, thrill, throb, tingle, turn, turn aside, twinge, twitch, waver, weasel, weasel out, withdraw, writhe
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