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outface

[ out-feys ]
/ ˌaʊtˈfeɪs /
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verb (used with object), out·faced, out·fac·ing.
to cause to submit by or as if by staring down; face or stare down.
to face or confront boldly; defy.
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Origin of outface

First recorded in 1520–30; out- + face
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British Dictionary definitions for outface

outface
/ (ˌaʊtˈfeɪs) /

verb (tr)
to face or stare down
to confront boldly or defiantly
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