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foreground

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foremost

face onto

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in front of: facing

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in front of: before

in front of: in the presence of

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the part of someone or something facing the viewer

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the forward outer surface of a building

to have the face or front turned in a specific direction

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to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

to confront boldly and courageously

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the side that is forward or prominent

the line along which opposing armies face each other

the outward appearance of a person

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a person used as a cover for some questionable activity

a sphere of activity involving effort

(meteorology) the atmospheric phenomenon created at the boundary between two different air masses

the immediate proximity of someone or something

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the part of something that is nearest to the normal viewer

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be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point

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confront bodily

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relating to or located in the front

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References in classic literature ?
I hope it will be long before I forget this farewell view of the magnificent Cordillera fronting Chiloe.
If you stand right fronting and face to face to a fact, you will see the sun glimmer on both its surfaces, as if it were a cimeter, and feel its sweet edge dividing you through the heart and marrow, and so you will happily conclude your mortal career.
He alarmed, instead of encouraging the two harmless old people, by fronting them almost fiercely, with his elbows squared on the table, and his face expressive of a dogged resolution to sit there and listen, if need be, for the rest of his life.
Before me, fronting the porch entrance, was a patch of bare burial-ground, a line of low stone wall, and a strip of lonely brown hill, with the sunset clouds sailing heavily over it before the strong, steady wind.
The hotel in which we live, is a long row of small houses fronting on the street, and opening at the back upon a common yard, in which hangs a great triangle.
At the Lord President's in Piccadilly, at Lambeth Palace, at the Lord Chancellor's in Great Ormond Street, in the Royal Exchange, the Bank, the Guildhall, the Inns of Court, the Courts of Law, and every chamber fronting the streets near Westminster Hall and the Houses of Parliament, parties of soldiers were posted before daylight.
Bumble had been sitting opposite each other, with no great space between them, and fronting the fire, it will be seen that Mr.
In the main street of Ipswich, on the left-hand side of the way, a short distance after you have passed through the open space fronting the Town Hall, stands an inn known far and wide by the appellation of the Great White Horse, rendered the more conspicuous by a stone statue of some rampacious animal with flowing mane and tail, distantly resembling an insane cart-horse, which is elevated above the principal door.
The captive fronting market is under siege at a time when the hard market is driving buyers to alternative insurance mechanisms.