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smiled

verb
past tense of smile

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1 to express an emotion (as amusement) by curving the lips upward
  • the soldier smiled in pleasure when he saw the giant sign welcoming him home

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2 to express scornful amusement by means of facial contortions
  • smiled at their ridiculous antics and walked away in disgust

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“Smiled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/smiled. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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