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{adj: dizzy, giddy, woozy, vertiginous} having or causing a whirling sensation; liable to falling
"had a dizzy spell"
"a dizzy pinnacle"
"had a headache and felt giddy"
"a giddy precipice"
"feeling woozy from the blow on his head"
"a vertiginous climb up the face of the cliff"

{adj: down} being or moving lower in position or less in some value
"lay face down"
"the moon is down"
"our team is down by a run"
"down by a pawn"
"the stock market is down today"
<-> up

{adj: heated, heated up, het, het up} made warm or hot (`het' is a dialectal variant of `heated')
"a heated swimming pool"
"wiped his heated-up face with a large bandana"
"he was all het up and sweaty"

{adj: painted} having makeup applied
"brazen painted faces"
<-> unpainted

{adj: pent-up, repressed} characterized by or showing the suppression of impulses or emotions
"her severe upbringing had left her inhibited"
"a very inhibited young man, anxious and ill at ease"
"their reactions were partly the product of pent-up emotions"
"repressed rage turned his face scarlet"

{adj: unpainted} not having makeup on
"her sweet unpainted face"
<-> painted

{adj: upward} directed up
"the cards were face upward"
"an upward stroke of the pen"

{adj: up} being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
"the anchor is up"
"the sun is up"
"he lay face up"
"he is up by a pawn"
"the market is up"
"the corn is up"
<-> down

{adv: beautifully, attractively} in a beautiful manner
"her face was beautifully made up"
<-> unattractively

{n: Identikit, Identikit picture} a likeness of a person's face constructed from descriptions given to police; uses a set of transparencies of various facial features that can be combined to build up a picture of the person sought

{n: casino, cassino} a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand

{n: clock tower} a tower with a large clock visible high up on an outside face

{n: dummy whist} a form of whist with three players; four hands are dealt with the hand opposite the dealer being face up

{n: excitement, excitation, inflammation, fervor, fervour} the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
"his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled"
"he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation"

{n: makeup, make-up, war paint} cosmetics applied to the face to improve or change your appearance

{n: monte, four-card monte, three-card monte} a gambling card game of Spanish origin; 3 or 4 cards are dealt face up and players bet that one of the will be matched before the others as the cards are dealt from the pack one at a time

{n: niqab} a face veil covering the lower part of the face (up to the eyes) worn by observant Muslim women

{n: pisha paysha} (Yiddish) a card game for two players one of whom is usually a child; the deck is place face down with one card face upward; players draw from the deck alternately hoping to build up or down from the open card; the player with the fewest cards when the deck is exhausted is the winner

{n: pushup, press-up} an arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms

{n: stud, stud poker} poker in which each player receives hole cards and the remainder are dealt face up; bets are placed after each card is dealt

{n: whiteface} a clown whose face is covered with white make-up

{v: come} enter or assume a condition, relation, use, or position
"He came into contact with a terrorist group"
"The shoes came untied"
"I came to see his point of view"
"her face went red with anger"
"The knot came loose"
"Your wish will come true"

{v: confront, face up, face} deal with (something unpleasant) head on
"You must confront your problems"
"He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
<-> avoid

{v: drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge} give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope ; admit defeat
"In the second round, the challenger gave up"
<-> enter

{v: make up} apply make-up or cosmetics to one's face to appear prettier
"She makes herself up every morning"

{v: puff, puff up, blow up, puff out} to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"

{v: screw up} twist into a strained configuration
"screw up one's face"

{v: wash up, lave} wash one's face and hands
"She freshened up in the bathroom"

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