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Example sentences for wince

The pound's recent surge in the currency markets has made exporters wince.
The story is hackneyed and tiresome, bouncing from one witless and wince-inducing situation to another.
Upscale and uptight, they wince at his uninhibited folksiness.
The architects wince, knowing this option will be unacceptable to their clients.
Pedants will wince at some of his more egregious theoretical simplifications.
Touch a galled horse and he'll wince.
Many of us I'm sure look at some of our early work and wince.
The dialogue she gives her characters can be wince-inducing.
Every time someone says they saw my picture in the paper, I wince silently.
It could make you feel mad or excited or it could make you even cower and wince.
The idea of handing such decisions to outsiders might make some faculty members wince.
We extol critical thinking but wince to make room for a quiet period to allow it entrance.
Editors wince when a cover letter contains the name of a rival press in first paragraph.
Explain to them what it meant, the context in which it was used, and why you wince when you hear it.
Commercialism also sometimes involves stunts which make traditionalists wince.
Most high-energy physicists wince at the deistic designation, but they hold a near-religious devotion to the boson.
One hardly knows whether to wince or laugh at his description of some of his rallies.
At times, it seems to me, his gayness is almost wince-inducing.
The visual cues in these slides make normal people wince.
Rather frequently, one reads something in the personal statement that makes the reader wince.
There was no other artificial light anywhere visible, so in a short time even the overhead dome light made me wince.
Airline ads that equated flying with patriotism also made some viewers wince.
He is less worried about his payday or the films' potential grosses, although he can wince over those that failed.
No, not to wince at the photo or admire the stamps and visas.
How this accidentally became a criminal background check, well, that makes me wince.
People rightly wince at any generalization that relates to a whole race or nationality.
When the storms came, he didn't wince at working the midnight shifts.
We would wince at the mottled carpet and fret at the hair clinging to our clothes.

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