face with

Confront, as in When he was faced with the evidence, he admitted it. [Late 1500s]


Nearby words

  1. face towel,
  2. face up,
  3. face up to,
  4. face validity,
  5. face value,
  6. face-ache,
  7. face-bow,
  8. face-centered,
  9. face-centred,
  10. face-harden

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