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Synonyms for countenance

Synonyms for countenance

an outward appearance

a disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood

the front surface of the head

to lend supportive approval to

to be favorably disposed toward

Synonyms for countenance

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This mentality should not be countenanced for the people of Scotland, who have one of the worst health records in the world.
Ridsdale was the man who countenanced ex-boss David O'Leary's transfer spending spree.
To construe the statutory scheme of the OSP as not running afoul of Article I, Section 3 would require a strained construction of the Florida Constitution that is not countenanced under the law.
Imagine, for instance, what a dreadful piece of smarmy pastiche would have emerged in Britain, even if the idea had been countenanced in the first place.
St Vincent's claim that if it was Wexford or Kildare who were involved, such treatment would not have been countenanced by the Leinster Council.
This type of conduct cannot and will not be countenanced by the court.
had countenanced Iraqi violence, threat, and intimidation for years.
But, even more beyond the pale is that he has countenanced the trading of his own judicial nomination by the Democrats for the Republicans' nomination of Republican County Judge Joseph Alessandro, found 'not qualified' by the Westchester County Bar Association.
But De Cordier's drawings include moments of pure provocation that the Symbolists, even at their most caustic and pessimistic, would hardly have countenanced.
It establishes a citywide policy that says retaliation will not be countenanced,'' Councilman Mike Feuer said.
Although O'Connor cited regulatory safeguards that supposedly will prevent outright religious indoctrination with tax funds, there is no escaping the fact that the high court has countenanced an important subsidy for religious schooling.
West, director of planning for Rockrose Associates, said, "is to make it clear where the new investments will be countenanced.
amp;uot;Deprivation of property by agency fiat, without any procedural or due process safeguards, cannot be countenanced,&uot; the Court said in its opinion, which concludes that the FCC's attempted cancellation of NextWave's licenses is &uot;void and without force or effect&uot; because it violates the Bankruptcy Code.
Would the Communist system that Picasso admired have countenanced the artistic innovation of the Modern period in the West?