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face

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1 the front part of the head

  • the criminal hid his face from the news cameras as he slumped into the patrol car
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countenance, kisser [slang], mug, pan [slang], puss [slang], visage

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2 a forward part or surface

  • the face of the store building has been altered many times over the years to meet changing tastes and needs
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3 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval

  • itʼs rude to make a face when your dinner hostess offers you broccoli
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4 an outer part or layer

  • a much-needed sandblasting revealed that the face of the old stone church is actually a pinkish granite
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5 facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling

  • a rainy day is no excuse for just moping around with a long face, so letʼs do something
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6 outward and often deceptive indication

  • on the face of it, the country went to war for noble reasons
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first blush

7 a member of the human race

  • I see they've hired some new faces
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son of man

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9 a state of mind in which one is free from doubt

  • he managed to maintain face despite the endless series of crises
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face

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1 to stand or sit with the face or front toward

  • the house faces the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean
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2 to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage

  • movie superheroes who are ever ready to face danger without blinking an eye
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stand up to

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3 to cover with something that protects

  • we decided to face our old frame house with aluminum siding
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clad, sheathe (also sheath)

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4 to enter into contest or conflict with

  • the Boston Red Sox were eager to face their traditional rivals, the Yankees, in the play-offs
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