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Make a face   /meɪk ə feɪs/   Listen
Make a face

verb
1.
Contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state.  Synonyms: grimace, pull a face.






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"Make a face" Quotes from Famous Books



... impulse to make a face at him. A shiver ran down his back. "You would not catch me acting so foolishly," he commenced. "This is how I should do. I should count over the first thousand very carefully, perhaps four times, right to the end, carefully examine ...
— The Continental Classics, Volume XVIII., Mystery Tales • Various

... road, smiled and nodded at the Deasy and Schweicker crowd, then deliberately turned to the left and walked into the teacher's dwelling! And Manogi and all the Deasy women saw Miriamu, the teacher's daughter, come to the open window and make a face at them in derision. Peter and Schweicker looked at each other in ...
— Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories - 1898 • Louis Becke

... continued. "He is a coward. He came upon Wettin from behind and ran his spear through him. He will not be king for long. Some one will make a face at him, and he will run away and jump into ...
— The Lost Continent • Edgar Rice Burroughs



Words linked to "Make a face" :   smile, mow, mop, pout, glower, squinch, communicate, lower, screw up, intercommunicate, wince, grimace, lour, frown, squint



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