Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) face, human 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"
- S: (n) expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face (the feelings expressed on a person's face) "a sad expression"; "a look of triumph"; "an angry face"
- S: (n) face (the general outward appearance of something) "the face of the city is changing"
- S: (n) face (the striking or working surface of an implement)
- S: (n) face (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"
- S: (n) side, 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"; "they travelled across the face of the continent"
- S: (n) face (the part of an animal corresponding to the human face)
- S: (n) face (the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)) "he dealt the cards face down"
- S: (n) grimace, face (a contorted facial expression) "she made a grimace at the prospect"
- S: (n) font, fount, typeface, face, case (a specific size and style of type within a type family)
- S: (n) face (status in the eyes of others) "he lost face"
- S: (n) boldness, nerve, brass, face, cheek (impudent aggressiveness) "I couldn't believe her boldness"; "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
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- W: (adj)
nervy [Related to: nerve] (offensively bold) "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
- W: (adj)
brassy [Related to: brass] (unrestrained by convention or propriety) "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell
- W: (v)
face [Related to: face] (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"
- W: (adj)
cheeky [Related to: cheek] (offensively bold) "a brash newcomer disputed the age-old rules for admission to the club"; "a nervy thing to say"
- W: (v)
cheek [Related to: cheek] (speak impudently to)
- S: (n) face (a vertical surface of a building or cliff)
- S: (v) confront, face up, face (deal with (something unpleasant) head on) "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
- S: (v) confront, face (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"
- S: (v) front, look, face (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"
- S: (v) face (be opposite) "the facing page"; "the two sofas face each other"
- S: (v) face (turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction) "Turn and face your partner now"
- S: (v) confront, face, present (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"
- S: (v) face (turn so as to expose the face) "face a playing card"
- S: (v) face (line the edge (of a garment) with a different material) "face the lapels of the jacket"
- S: (v) face (cover the front or surface of) "The building was faced with beautiful stones"