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wince
British English: /wɪns/
American English: /wɪns/

Translation of wince in German:

intransitive verb

  • zusammenzucken (at bei)
    she did not wince when the dentist started drilling
    sie verzog keine Miene, als der Zahnarzt anfing zu bohren
    he winced under the pain/the insult
    der Schmerz/die Beleidigung ließ ihn zusammenzucken

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