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Synonyms for face

dial

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look onto

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accept

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face to face

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fly in the face of something

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make or pull a face at someone

put on a brave face

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show your face

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to your face

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Synonyms for face

the front surface of the head

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

a facial contortion indicating displeasure, disgust, or pain

the level of credit or respect at which one is regarded by others

the forward outer surface of a building

the outer layer of an object

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the marked outer surface of an instrument

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to have the face or front turned in a specific direction

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to confront boldly and courageously

to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

to come up against

to furnish with a covering of a different material

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the feelings expressed on a person's face

the general outward appearance of something

the striking or working surface of an implement

a part of a person that is used to refer to a person

the part of an animal corresponding to the human face

the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object)

a contorted facial expression

status in the eyes of others

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impudent aggressiveness

a vertical surface of a building or cliff

deal with (something unpleasant) head on

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

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be opposite

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turn so as to face

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present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize

turn so as to expose the face

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line the edge (of a garment) with a different material

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cover the front or surface of

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This view was also shared by Russion et al (2002), who argued that the N170 response to faces reduces after expertise training with Greebles.
Only correct gender classifications, and those made to faces successfully recognized in the familiarity verification session, were submitted to the analysis of RTs.
To face death, to be faced with genocide --Newton's writing relies on the rhetorical mobilization of face as a verb, as an action beyond "seeing." To face something (the truth, the facts) implies a reluctant if comprehensive acceptance.
Some people end up essentially blind to faces, a condition called prosopagnosia.
He presents the tiny bird to Face, who clutches it to her breast.
My study presents one narrative concerning my role as a writing "teacher" trying to maintain a collaborative environment with my students--both face to face and online.
Consider that, according to a new report, 2-to-5-day-old infants already home in on faces that fix them with a direct gaze and devote less attention to faces with eyes that look to one side.
Nonetheless, these little bundles of visual innocence take an immediate shine to faces.
Kanwisher et al.1 found that face stimuli evoked activation on the lateral side of the mid-fusiform gyrus, also called the Fusiform Face Area (FFA), and a Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) study by Kanwisher and Yovel2 showed that the fusiform regions exhibited greater activation to faces than to letter strings or textures.
Given our remarkable sensitivity to faces, it has long been speculated that the visual system may process faces differently to other objects.
Races and faces--A comparison of the responses of Africans and Whites to faces of the same and different races.
The introduction begins with a discussion of the common exaltation given to faces in Western culture: faces as the most important features of a human's body, the expressivity of faces as akin to language, faces (eyes in particular) as mirrors of the soul, and the relation between the human face and the face of God.
Similar to faces, bodies are also processed by distinct brain areas.
Earlier electrode studies conducted without fMRI guidance in monkeys indicated that no more than 30 percent of the cells in any brain area preferentially respond to faces.