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Noun
Plural for the front part of the head of a person or animal
“The elderly man's crumpled face creased into a warm smile.”
Noun
Plural for one's standing in the eyes of others
“Criticism, if it is to be constructive, should never cause the recipient to lose face.”
Noun
Plural for an expression on one's face
“She said not a word, yet her face told of her joy.”
Noun
Plural for a vertical front surface of a solid object
“The face of the large alley wall was emblazoned with impressive street art.”
Noun
Plural for the outside part or uppermost layer of something
“A toffee apple's face is hard and shiny because the molecules that make up its sugar coating link to form long, interlocked chains.”
Noun
Plural for an aspect of something
“With advancements in technology, the face of the industry is changing at a rapid rate.”
Noun
Plural for an outward appearance, usually fake or insincere
“Despite having an upset stomach, he put on a brave face for his audience.”
Noun
Plural for shameless boldness or confidence
“Michael believed he was the one man with the face to take on the incumbent.”
Noun
Plural for a peculiar facial expression, usually indicative of a negative emotion
“Little Bobby's face when told we were having Brussels sprouts for dinner said it all.”
Noun
Plural for absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case
“Battling through stressful periods while trying to maintain face can be pretty tough.”
Noun
Plural for a human being in the general sense
“It's nice to see a familiar face in the crowd.”
Noun
Plural for the plate of a clock or watch bearing the digits or hands
“A typical map divides the eye into sections, using the image of a clock face as a base.”
Verb
To confront, or come up against, a given situation
“He will heed the call to change, and will face the challenge of change everywhere.”
Verb
Confront and deal with or accept
“When are you going to face the fact that changes must be made?”
Verb
To be positioned with the face or front toward
“The balcony of our hotel would face the magnificent ocean.”
Verb
To come into contact, or be forced to contend, with
“You can own up to your mistakes, or face a stinging rebuke from your peers.”
Verb
To cause trouble or worry to
“He was always accusing her of nagging, such as when she tried to face him with the need to sort out their credit card debt.”
Verb
To apply a surface or layer to something, especially for protection
“It's best that we face our dining room and kitchen cabinets with laminate.”
Verb
To look at, especially from across an area or space
Face the suspect at all times and do not lose sight of him.”
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