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