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Adjective: squinched  skwincht
  1. Having eyes half closed in order to see better
    "squinched eyes";
    - squinting
Verb: squinch  skwinch
  1. Crouch down
     
  2. Draw back, as with fear or pain
    "she squinched when they showed the slaughtering of the calf";
    - flinch, funk, cringe, shrink, wince, recoil, quail, blench
     
  3. Cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
    "The children squinched so as to scare each other";
    - squint

See also: closed, shut

Type of: bend, bow[2], crouch, grimace, make a face, move, pull a face, scrooch [US], stoop

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