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facet

fac·et

facet

 
 
pronunciation:
fae siht
part of speech: noun
definition: one of the small, flat, polished surfaces of a cut gem.
The many facets of this diamond make it sparkle in the light.
 
derivation: faceted (facetted) (adj.)