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Entry Word: face
Function: noun
Text: 1 the front part of the head <the criminal hid his face from the news cameras as he slumped into the patrol car>
Synonyms countenance, kisser [slang], mug, puss [slang], visage
Related Words appearance, features, lineaments, looks; expression, physiognomy
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> -- see FRONT 1
3 a twisting of the facial features in disgust or disapproval <it's rude to make a face when your dinner hostess offers you broccoli> -- see GRIMACE
4 an outer part or layer <a much-needed sandblasting revealed that the face of the old stone church is actual a pinkish granite> -- see EXTERIOR
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 let's do something> -- see LOOK 1
6 outward and often deceptive indication <on the face of it, the country went to war for noble reasons> -- see APPEARANCE 2