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visage, countenance
n. the appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"
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countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
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pretext, pretence, pretense, guise
n. an artful or simulated semblance; "under the guise of friendship he betrayed them"
atmosphere, aura, air
n. a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
mien, presence, comportment, bearing
n. dignified manner or conduct
enable
v. render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
live with, swallow, accept
v. tolerate or accommodate oneself to; "I shall have to accept these unpleasant working conditions"; "I swallowed the insult"; "She has learned to live with her husband's little idiosyncrasies"
acquiesce, accede, assent
v. to agree or express agreement; "The Maestro assented to the request for an encore"
agree
v. consent or assent to a condition, or agree to do something; "She agreed to all my conditions"; "He agreed to leave her alone"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
acknowledge, admit
v. declare to be true or admit the existence or reality or truth of; "He admitted his errors"; "She acknowledged that she might have forgotten"
condone, excuse
v. excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"
permit, allow, let
v. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
licence, certify, license
v. authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
entitle
v. give the right to; "The Freedom of Information Act entitles you to request your FBI file"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
lease, charter, hire, rent
v. hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
give power to, empower
v. give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
recognise, recognize, accredit
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
sanction
v. give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
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nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
ban
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
debar, exclude, bar
v. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
enjoin
v. issue an injunction
criminalize
v. treat as a criminal
countenance
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