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skwin ting

  • v  cross one's eyes as if in strabismus
  • v  be cross-eyed; have a squint or strabismus
  • v  partly close one's eyes, as when hit by direct blinding light
  • s  having eyes half closed in order to see better

  • Scrunching her nose and squinting her hazel eyes, she assumes a trancelike expression that rarely bespeaks the slightest emotion.
  • Once you get it, there isn't much you can do with it," he says, squinting through his constant companion cloud of cigarette smoke.
  • Yet the mind, squinting at the horror now that the tide of blood had washed back, naturally cast the evidence in the familiar and dreadful form of The Trial.
News & Articles

  • Students spending more time shooting
    There was a lot of squinting and a lot of shooting along the nearly mile-long traphouse at this month’s state high school trapshoot and Scholastic Clay Target Program. School age trapshooters helped push the turnout to another record.
    June 13, 2013 - The Iowa City Press-Citizen

  • Tiger Wood in International Herald Tribune
    My vision started slipping,Woods said after The Players Championship. "I was getting headaches from squinting all the time."
  • Finola Hughes in FOXBusiness
    The best fashion tip anyone can receive is to wear what both looks good and feels good on you, which certainly also applies to one's eyewear,said Hughes. "Bifocal lines and lens glares will really mess up a great look -- and squinting...
  • Danny Graves in SportingNews.com
    It helps your eyes relax instead of squinting all the time,Graves says, "and that helps relax the rest of your body."

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