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Face

The external appearance or surface of anything; that which is readily observable by a spectator. The words contained in a document in their plain or obvious meaning without regard to external evidence or facts.

The term is applied most frequently in business law to mean the apparent meaning of a contract, paper, bill, bond, record, or other such legal document. A document might appear to be valid on its face, but circumstances may modify or explain it, and its meaning or validity can be altered.

See: appearance, confront, endure, look, suffer, withstand
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Making faces helps them avoid conflicts and bond with each other.
Round Individuals with round faces should try facial hair styles that have the effect of making faces appear masculine and oval-shaped.
Offer your best, most sincere smile to the world no matter if you find others making faces at you.
According to his family, Swantek was a "fun uncle" with an offbeat personality--something reflected in a number of the photobooth images, which show him making faces and wearing props like a fake nose or a Santa hat.
Children were also able to take part in the event with a number of crafts available including pom pom making, making faces out of wool and buttons and making button bracelets.
She exhibits regularly both in Pakistan and abroad and has also produced two short educational films: Making Faces, on masks around the world, and Nur-e-Jahan: Light of the World.
It was fun to watch some people missing the rhythm and the lead drummer making faces.
00 Making Faces A woman hopes eye surgery can boost her confidence.
Making Faces (Five, Thursday, 9pm) | The men and women of Birmingham's Maxillofacial Prosthetic Department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital are nothing short of miracle-workers; ask any of their patients - they will tell you the same.
Elton performed "Bennie and the Jets" and other hits to an audience of thousands dressed in a glittering suit and making faces at the crowd.
THE title Making Faces (Five, 9pm) may make it sound like a comedy show, but it''s intended to be taken a lot more seriously.
Making Faces, Five, Thursday, victory the 800m and at the 2004 Athens Olympics.