The Word is:”face”


noun: face; plural noun: faces

1.the front part of a person’s head from the forehead to the chin, or the corresponding part in an animal.
“she was scarlet in the face and perspiring profusely”
synonyms: countenance, physiognomy, profile, features; More
an expression shown on the face.
“the happy faces of these children”
synonyms: expression, facial expression, look, appearance, air, manner, bearing, countenance, guise, cast, aspect, impression; More
an aspect of something.
“the unacceptable face of social drinking”
synonyms: (outward) appearance, aspect, air, nature, image
“a number of dramatic events changed the face of the industry”

verb: face; 3rd person present: faces; past tense: faced; past participle: faced; gerund or present participle: facing positioned with the face or front towards (someone or something).
“he turned to face her”
synonyms: look out on, front on to, look towards, be facing, have/afford/command a view of, look over/across, open out over, look on to, overlook, give on to, give over, be opposite (to)
“the hotel faces the sea”
antonyms: back on to
have the face or front pointing in a specified direction.
“the house faces due east”
(of a soldier) turn in a particular direction.
“the men had faced about to the front”

2.confront and deal with or accept.

“honesty forced her to face facts”
synonyms: accept, come to accept, become reconciled to, reconcile oneself to, reach an acceptance (of), get used to, become accustomed to, adjust to, accommodate oneself to, acclimatize oneself to; More
antonyms: dodge, succumb to
have (a difficult situation) in prospect.
“each defendant faced a maximum sentence of 10 years”
synonyms: be confronted by, be faced with, encounter, experience, come into contact with, run into, come across, meet, come up against, be forced to contend with
“he is likely to face a humiliating rejection”

(of a problem or difficult situation) present itself to and require action from (someone).
“the difficulties facing British farming”
synonyms: beset, worry, distress, cause trouble to, trouble, bother, confront, burden; More
overcome someone or something by a show of determination.
“he climbed atop a tank to face down a coup”

synonyms: stand up to, outface, cow, overawe, intimidate, browbeat, confront, beard, outstare, stare out/down, defy
“he faced down his harshest critic”

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