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cross someone's face

Definition of cross someone's face

  1. :  to appear briefly on someone's face <A smile crossed her face.>



Word by Word Definitions

crossplay
  1. :  a structure consisting of an upright with a transverse beam used especially by the ancient Romans for execution

    :  the cross on which Jesus was crucified

    :  crucifixion

  1. :  to lie or be situated across

    :  intersect

    :  to make the sign of the cross upon or over

  1. :  lying across or athwart

    :  moving across

    :  running counter :  opposite

  1. :  across

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

faceplay
  1. :  the front part of the head that in humans extends from the forehead to the chin and includes the mouth, nose, cheeks, and eyes

    :  the face as a means of identification :  countenance

    :  presence, sight

  1. :  to confront impudently

    :  to line near the edge especially with a different material

    :  to cover the front or surface of


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