pull a face


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Related to pull a face: grimaced
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Verb1.pull a face - contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional statepull a face - contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state; "He grimaced when he saw the amount of homework he had to do"
squint, squinch - cross one's eyes as if in strabismus; "The children squinted so as to scare each other"
wince - make a face indicating disgust or dislike; "She winced when she heard his pompous speech"
smile - change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure
frown, glower, lour, lower - look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
screw up - twist into a strained configuration; "screw up one's face"
mop, mow, pout - make a sad face and thrust out one's lower lip; "mop and mow"; "The girl pouted"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"