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Wincing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Wince \Wince\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Winced; p. pr. & vb. n. Wincing.] [OE. wincen, winchen, OF. quencir, guenchir, guenchier, giencier, guinchier, and (assumed) winchier, winchir, to give way, to turn aside, fr. OHG. wankjan, wenken, to give way, to waver, fr. winchan to turn aside, to nod, akin to E. wink. See Wink.]
  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.
Wincing Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Wincing \Win"cing\, n. The act of washing cloth, dipping it in dye, etc., with a wince. Wincing machine. (a) A wince. --Ure. (b) A succession of winces. See Wince. --Knight.
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  • Fire still in the belly, says Geelong's Andrew Mackie
    Geelong’s Andrew Mackie was still wincing from his team’s straight-sets finals exit on Friday night. Read more on this news related to 'Wincing'
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  • Fugta Ora
    I can’t tell if she’s wincing, or raising the roof. Let’s hope it’s both: She’s wincing, and then raising a roof so she can crawl under it and close the door and hide inside, rather than be in public in this body sleeve. Read more on this news related to 'Wincing'

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