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countenance
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Animal Farm
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as in: a pleasant countenance Define
facial expression; or face; or composure
  • The four pigs waited, trembling, with guilt written on every line of their countenances.

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  • She has a pleasant countenance.
  • Her countenance grew stern.

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unspecified meaning
  • Napoleon appeared to change countenance, and sharply ordered Boxer to let the dog go, whereat Boxer lifted his hoof, and the dog slunk away, bruised and howling.

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as in: a pleasant countenance Define
facial expression; or face; or composure
as in: giving countenance Define
to tolerate, approve, or show favor or support
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