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To smile - synonyms or related words



to raise the corners of your mouth when you are happy, pleased, or being friendly, or when you think something is funny



to smile showing your teeth



if you beam, you smile in a very obvious way



to smile in an unpleasant way because something bad has happened to someone else, or because you think you have achieved an advantage over them



to smile in a way that looks silly and is not sincere

grin/smile from ear to ear

to smile a lot because you are very happy

crack a smile

to begin smiling

raise a smile

to react to what someone has just said by smiling, or to make someone else react in this way

force a smile/laugh

to smile or laugh when you do not really feel like it

smile thinly

to smile slightly, often in a way that shows you are unhappy, worried, or annoyed

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the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives

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