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faced

verb
past tense of 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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3 to cover with something that protects
  • we decided to face our old frame house with aluminum siding

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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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“Faced.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/faced. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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