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facedown with the face or front side down. [2 definitions]
faceless without a face. [2 definitions]
face-lift cosmetic surgery performed to tighten facial tissue and improve appearance by eliminating wrinkles and other signs of aging. [2 definitions]
face-off in ice hockey, the initiation of play in which the referee drops the puck between two opposing team members who then contend for control of it. [2 definitions]
face powder a dustlike cosmetic substance composed of talcum, used esp. to absorb excess oil.
face-saving serving or intended to preserve one's honor, dignity, prestige, or good reputation.
facet one of the small, flat, polished faces of a cut gemstone. [4 definitions]
face the music (informal) to assume responsibility for one's actions; face the consequences.
facetious not serious; humorous or frivolous.
face to face in the presence of each other; in person.
face up to to admit the existence of. [2 definitions]
face value the actual value printed or stamped on the front of money, bonds, stock, or the like. [2 definitions]
facial of or pertaining to the face. [2 definitions]
facial tissue a soft sheet of tissue paper used esp. as a handkerchief; kleenex.
-facient making; causing; bringing about.
facies in geology, the characteristics of a rock, such as appearance or composition, that distinguish it from others and indicate its origin.
facile acting or working in an easy, effortless manner. [3 definitions]
facilitate to make less difficult; help in progress.
facility a place planned or constructed for a specific activity. [3 definitions]
facing material applied to a surface as a covering, such as bricks to a cement wall or lining to a coat.
facsimile an exact copy or duplicate, as of something printed or pictorial; reproduction. [2 definitions]