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front

(Anterior), noun area in foreground, beginning, closest area, designated area in the foreground, exterior, face, foreground, forepart, frontage, frontal area, head
Associated concepts: road frontage, street frontage

front

(Concealed criminal operation), noun alter ego, concealed business, cover, cover up, criminal operation, disguise, felonious operation, fraudulent operation, illegitiiate operation, illicit operation, lawless operation, masked operation, pretense, sham, sham device, sham means, sham vehicle, unlawful operation, unlicensed operation, unnoward operation
Associated concepts: illegal fencing operation
See also: defy, hypocrisy, prime
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And all the animals got tremendously excited; and they gave up looking at Jip and turned to watch the sea in front, to spy out any land or islands where the starving man might be.
Put yourselves in front of us,' she said then; and so all the ladies-in-waiting put themselves in front, and he began to kiss the Princess.
And thus much for the model of the palace; save that you must have, before you come to the front, three courts.
The road in front of us grew bleaker and wilder over huge russet and olive slopes, sprinkled with giant boulders.
Over the seat of the chair Tess's face was bowed, her posture being a kneeling one in front of it; her hands were clasped over her head, the skirts of her dressing-gown and the embroidery of her night-gown flowed upon the floor behind her, and her stockingless feet, from which the slippers had fallen, protruded upon the carpet.
Look at me," cried Denisov who, unable to keep still on one spot, kept turning his horse in front of the squadron.
The only real difference was that while those girls from the Munchkin country had the blue strip in front of their skirts, those from the country of the Quadlings had the red strip in front; and those from the country of the Winkies had the yellow strip in front, and the Gillikin girls wore the purple strip in front.
Captain Granet of the Royal Fusiliers, home from the Front on leave," Granet replied.
Mukhorty overtook them, and struck his hoofs against the back of the sledge in front of them.
Two little white patches moved vaguely through the darkness, the stairs creaked, the door whined, and they were at the front room window.
Just then I thought I heard footsteps in front of the house, but, listening more attentively, found that it had begun to rain, and that I had been deceived by the pattering of the first heavy drops against the windows.
The creature was black all over except its hair, which was fine, and yellow, banged in front across the black forehead and cut close at the sides.