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Today's word is:

grimace

|ˈgriməs; griˈmās|

noun

An ugly, twisted expression on a person's face, typically expressing disgust, pain, or wry amusement : she gave a grimace of pain.

verb [ intrans. ]

Make a grimace : I sipped the coffee and grimaced.

ORIGIN: mid 17th cent.: from French, from Spanish grimazo 'caricature,' from grima 'fright.'

Grimace... or the face that poor guy up there will have for the better part of the next two hours, football talk, English media have David Moyes' life a living nightmare, but all that smack is well deserved. Unless he gets a result tonight, his mug will sport that ugly look ^^;