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    grimace

    grimace - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grimace

    Definition
    (noun) a contorted facial expression
    Synonyms : face
    Example Sentence
    • she made a grimace at the prospect
    Definition
    (verb) contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state
    Synonyms : make a face , pull a face
    Example Sentence
    • He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grimace

( sounds like himesh rehsamiya..who's songs are such that he always sings wid facial distortions symbolizing pain n angiush..)

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divide it like grim(in a pain ful situation)+ace(Face).....so when you are in a grim or in a painful situation you try to put it across to your family through FACIAL EXPRESSIONS.

grim means unpleasant.. grimace -> grim + face... a face that shows feeling such as disgust (unpleasant)

grim + face >> unpleasant expression..

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