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/ɪ ˈrɛ və kə bəl /

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  • face-off face-off  a hostile disagreement face-to-face

    face-off meaning(s) 

    1. (n) a hostile disagreement face-to-face
    2. (n) (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

    Synonym(s)

    face-off usage(s)

    1. Gibson and George Stephanopoulos ask the questions in the 90-minute one-on-one face-off starting at 8 pm ET at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
    2. And a presidential face-off between Clinton and McCain, right now, would be close to a dead heat.
  • face-saving face-saving  maintaining dignity or prestige
  • face-to-face face-to-face  in each other's presence
  • faced faced  /ˈfeɪst/ ?  having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used…
  • faceless faceless  /ˈfeɪs ləs/ ?  without a face or identity
  • facelift facelift  /ˈfeɪs ˌlɪft/ ?  plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your…
  • faceplate faceplate  a protective covering for the front of a machine or device (as a door lock or…
  • facer facer  /ˈfeɪ sər/ ?  (a dated Briticism) a serious difficulty with which one is suddenly faced
  • facet facet  /ˈfæ sət/ ?  a distinct feature or element in a problem
  • facet plane facet plane  the plane of a facet of an object (as of a cube)
  • faceted faceted  /ˈfæ sə tɪd/ ?  having facets
  • facetious facetious  /fə ˈsi ʃəs/ ?  cleverly amusing in tone
  • facetiously facetiously  /fə ˈsi ʃəs li/ ?  not seriously
  • facetiousness facetiousness  playful humor
  • facetted facetted  a distinct feature or element in a problem
  • facetting facetting  a distinct feature or element in a problem
  • facia facia  /ˈfɛɪ ʃə/ ?  a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together…
  • faciae faciae  a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue separating or binding together muscles…
  • facial facial  /ˈfeɪ ʃəl/ ?  cranial nerve that supplies facial muscles
  • facial artery facial artery  an artery that originates in the external carotid and gives off branches…
  • facial expression facial expression  a gesture executed with the facial muscles
  • facial gesture facial gesture  a gesture executed with the facial muscles
  • facial hair facial hair  hair on the face (especially on the face of a man)
  • facial index facial index  the ratio (in percent) of the maximum width to the maximum height of the…
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