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Meanings of Face-down:

phrasal verb

To defeat someone or something that is opposing you by being brave and strong

Usage examples:

He admired the president’s ability to face down critics., she faced down a mid-career crisis and em…

Meanings of Face-paint:

noun

Paint that is used to cover a person's face, or draw designs on it as a decoration

Usage examples:

Many of the fans were wearing red, white and blue clothing and face paint., always use proper water…

Face-to-face

ˌfeɪs.təˈfeɪs

Meanings of Face-to-face:

adverb

If you talk to someone face to face, you talk directly to them, not by phone, email, online, etc.

Usage examples:

Banking customers still often want to do business face to face., the ceo refused our request for a …

Meanings of Face-to-face-with:

idiom

Looking at another person

Usage examples:

We sat face-to-face., he’s suddenly come face-to-face with his own weakness.

Meanings of Face-up-to:

phrasal verb

To accept that a difficult situation exists

Usage examples:

She's going to have to face up to the fact that he's not going to marry her.

Face-value

ˌfeɪs ˈvæl.juː

Meanings of Face-value:

noun

The value or price shown, for example on a stamp, a coin, or a bill

Facecloth

ˈfeɪs.klɒθ

Meanings of Facecloth:

noun

A small towelling cloth for washing one's face.

Usage examples:

‘here, wash your face,’ he was told as he was handed a facecloth, soap and towel.

Faced

-feɪst

Meanings of Faced:

adjective

Having a face or expression of a specified kind.

Usage examples:

A pimply-faced teenager
verb

Be positioned with the face or front towards (someone or something).

Usage examples:

He turned to face her
suffix

With the type of face described

Usage examples:

Round-faced (= having a round face), sad-faced (= having a sad face), red-faced (= embarrassed)

Meanings of Faceless:

adjective

(of a person) remote and impersonal; anonymous.

Usage examples:

The faceless bureaucrats who made the rules

Facelift

ˈfeɪs.lɪft

Meanings of Facelift:

noun

A cosmetic surgical operation to remove unwanted wrinkles by tightening the skin of the face.

Usage examples:

No longer is plastic surgery limited to facelifts and tummy tucks.

Facelifts

ˈfeɪs.lɪft

Meanings of Facelifts:

noun

A cosmetic surgical operation to remove unwanted wrinkles by tightening the skin of the face.

Usage examples:

No longer is plastic surgery limited to facelifts and tummy tucks.

Meanings of Facellite:

noun

Kaliophilite.

Meanings of Faceoff:

noun

A direct confrontation between two people or groups.

Usage examples:

Last night's vice presidential face-off
phrasal verb

To meet an opposing person, group, or sports team to argue or compete

Usage examples:

Face off against he faced off against ms. miller in the campaign's initial debate., face off with a…

Faceplate

ˈfeɪspleɪt

Meanings of Faceplate:

noun

A plate protecting a piece of machinery, a light switch, or an electrical outlet.

Usage examples:

Worldwide sales of faceplates - pieces of hard plastic that snap onto the front of cell phones - cl…

Facer

ˈfeɪsə

Meanings of Facer:

noun

A blow to the face.

Usage examples:

I wish i'd landed him a facer!

Meanings of Facers:

noun

A blow to the face.

Usage examples:

I wish i'd landed him a facer!

Meanings of Faces:

noun

The front part of a person's head from the forehead to the chin, or the corresponding part in an animal.

Usage examples:

She was scarlet in the face and perspiring profusely
verb

Short for typeface.

Facet

ˈfæs.ɪt

Meanings of Facet:

noun

One side of something many-sided, especially of a cut gem.

Usage examples:

A blue and green jewel that shines from a million facets

Faceted

-fæs.ɪ.tɪd

Meanings of Faceted:

adjective

Having many sides.

Usage examples:

The polished, faceted gemstones are beautifully crafted and highly noticeable
suffix

Having the stated number of facets

Usage examples:

A multifaceted personality

Facetiae

fəˈsiːʃɪiː

Meanings of Facetiae:

plural noun

Pornographic literature.

Usage examples:

It also contains a number of quibbles or jeux de mots, and a still greater number of facetiae, idle…

Meanings of Faceting:

noun

The action or process of cutting or forming facets.

Facetious

fəˈsiː.ʃəs

Meanings of Facetious:

adjective

Treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humour; flippant.

Usage examples:

A facetious remark

Facetiously

fəˈsiː.ʃəs.li

Meanings of Facetiously:

adverb

In a way that is not serious, in an attempt to be funny or to appear clever about a serious subject

Usage examples:

She facetiously challenged him to a ski race., the finale of the film comes off facetiously.

Facetiousness

fəˈsiː.ʃəs.nəs

Meanings of Facetiousness:

noun

The state of not being serious about a serious subject, in an attempt to be funny or to appear clever

Usage examples:

He had just the right combination of facetiousness and sincerity., they both have a tendency toward…

Facets

ˈfæs.ɪt

Meanings of Facets:

noun

One side of something many-sided, especially of a cut gem.

Usage examples:

A blue and green jewel that shines from a million facets

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