Nouns (32)

facing, face
n. providing something with a surface of a different material
face
n. a vertical surface of a building or cliff
face
n. the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); "he dealt the cards face down"
face
n. the striking or working surface of an implement
face
n. status in the eyes of others; "he lost face"
facial expression, face, aspect, look, expression
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
cheek, face, brass, nerve, boldness
n. impudent aggressiveness; "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
face
n. status in the eyes of others; "he lost face"
human face, face
n. 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"
face
n. the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
case, face, typeface, fount, font
n. a specific size and style of type within a type family
face, grimace
n. a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect"
face, side
n. 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"
face
n. 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"
face
n. a special rule in men's lacrosse
Face
n. [the front part of the head]

Verbs (14)

face up, face, confront
v. deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
present, face, confront
v. 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"
face
v. cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
face
v. line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; "face the lapels of the jacket"
face
v. turn so as to expose the face; "face a playing card"
face, look, front
v. 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"
face
v. be opposite; "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
face
v. where two players face each other

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Fuzzynyms (91)

flinch, wince
n. a reflex response to sudden pain
print
n. a fabric with a dyed pattern pressed onto it (usually by engraved rollers)
mask
n. activity that tries to conceal something; "no mask could conceal his ignorance"; "they moved in under a mask of friendship"
mask
n. activity that tries to conceal something; "no mask could conceal his ignorance"; "they moved in under a mask of friendship"
border, moulding, molding
n. a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge
shoulder
n. the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder; "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform"
verge
n. a grass border along a road
visual aspect, appearance
n. outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
look
n. physical appearance; "I don't like the looks of this place"
complexion
n. (obsolete) a combination of elements (of dryness and warmth or of the four humors) that was once believed to determine a person's health and temperament
pretext, pretence, pretense, guise
n. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
facial expression, face, aspect, look, expression
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
facial expression, face, aspect, look, expression
n. the feelings expressed on a person's face; "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
foregone conclusion, sure thing, certainty
n. something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
pretension
n. the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"
pretension
n. the advancing of a claim; "his pretension to the crown"; "the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort"
assumption, effrontery, presumptuousness, presumption
n. audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to; "he despised them for their presumptuousness"
spunk, nerve, mettle, heart
n. the courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
temerity, audaciousness, audacity
n. fearless daring
purpose, determination
n. the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
self-worth, self-regard, self-respect, dignity
n. the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
deportment, conduct, behaviour, behavior, demeanour, demeanor
n. (behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
mien, presence, comportment, bearing
n. dignified manner or conduct
report, reputation
n. the general estimation that the public has for a person; "he acquired a reputation as an actor before he started writing"; "he was a person of bad report"
window dressing, facade
n. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
window dressing, facade
n. a showy misrepresentation intended to conceal something unpleasant
dissembling, feigning, pretence, pretense
n. pretending with intention to deceive
dissembling, feigning, pretence, pretense
n. pretending with intention to deceive
face, grimace
n. a contorted facial expression; "she made a grimace at the prospect"
front line, front, battlefront
n. the line along which opposing armies face each other
face
n. 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"
mark
v. make or leave a mark on; "the scouts marked the trail"; "ash marked the believers' foreheads"
struggle, fight, contend
v. be engaged in a fight; carry on a fight; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
extend, continue, cover
v. span an interval of distance, space or time; "The war extended over five years"; "The period covered the turn of the century"; "My land extends over the hills on the horizon"; "This farm covers some 200 acres"; "The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles"
brave out, brave, endure, weather
v. face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"

Synonyms (2)

bully off, face off
v. start a game by a face-off

Antonyms (4)

solicit
v. make a solicitation or petition for something desired; "She is too shy to solicit"
avoid
v. stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something; "Her former friends now avoid her"
retreat
v. move away, as for privacy; "The Pope retreats to Castelgondolfo every summer"
back
v. be in back of; "My garage backs their yard"

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