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lespedeza striata

Meaning: FACE

1(n)the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear
Type: 'noun.body'
Usage: 'he washed his face'
Usage: 'I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news'
Synonym: human face,
2(n)the feelings expressed on a person's face
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'a sad expression'
Usage: 'a look of triumph'
Usage: 'an angry face'
Synonym: aspect, expression, facial expression, look,
3(n)the general outward appearance of something
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'the face of the city is changing'
4(n)the striking or working surface of an implement
Type: 'noun.artifact'
5(n)a part of a person that is used to refer to a person
Type: 'noun.person'
Usage: 'he looked out at a roomful of faces'
Usage: 'when he returned to work he met many new faces'
6(n)a surface forming part of the outside of an object
Type: 'noun.location'
Usage: 'he examined all sides of the crystal'
Usage: 'dew dripped from the face of the leaf'
Synonym: side,
7(n)the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
Type: 'noun.body'
8(n)the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Usage: 'he dealt the cards face down'
9(n)a contorted facial expression
Type: 'noun.communication'
Usage: 'she made a grimace at the prospect'
Synonym: grimace,
10(n)a specific size and style of type within a type family
Type: 'noun.communication'
Synonym: case, font, fount, typeface,
11(n)status in the eyes of others
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'he lost face'
12(n)impudent aggressiveness
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Usage: 'I couldn't believe her boldness'
Usage: 'he had the effrontery to question my honesty'
Synonym: boldness, brass, cheek, nerve,
13(n)a vertical surface of a building or cliff
Type: 'noun.artifact'
1(v)deal with (something unpleasant) head on
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'You must confront your problems'
Usage: 'He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes'
Synonym: confront, face up,
2(v)oppose, as in hostility or a competition
Type: 'verb.competition'
Usage: 'You must confront your opponent'
Usage: 'Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring'
Usage: 'The two enemies finally confronted each other'
Synonym: confront,
3(v)be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to
Type: 'verb.stative'
Usage: 'The house looks north'
Usage: 'My backyard look onto the pond'
Usage: 'The building faces the park'
Synonym: front, look,
4(v)be opposite
Type: 'verb.stative'
Usage: 'the facing page'
Usage: 'the two sofas face each other'
5(v)turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'Turn and face your partner now'
6(v)present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'We confronted him with the evidence'
Usage: 'He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions'
Usage: 'An enormous dilemma faces us'
Synonym: confront, present,
7(v)turn so as to expose the face
Type: 'verb.perception'
Usage: 'face a playing card'
8(v)line the edge (of a garment) with a different material
Type: ''
Usage: 'face the lapels of the jacket'
9(v)cover the front or surface of
Type: ''
Usage: 'The building was faced with beautiful stones'

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