wince

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈwɪns/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/wɪns/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wins)

Inflections of 'wince' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
winces
v 3rd person singular
wincing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
winced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
winced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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wince

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. winced in [pain, distress, disgust]
  2. winced at the [sight, touch, needle]
  3. was wincing in pain [as, when]
  4. made him wince (in pain)
  5. saw him wince (in pain)
  6. didn't even wince
  7. (still) wince every time I think about
n
  1. a [slight, light] wince
  2. a wince of [pain, agony]
  3. [let out, gave] a [slight] wince
  4. couldn't [hold back, hide] his wince
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