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countenance
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The Winter's Tale
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as in: a pleasant countenance Define
facial expression; or face; or composure
  • The king hath on him such a countenance
    As he had lost some province...

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

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  • My lord, Go then; and with a countenance as clear As friendship wears at feasts, keep with Bohemia And with your queen: I am his cupbearer.
  • Your guests are coming: Lift up your countenance, as it were the day Of celebration of that nuptial which We two have sworn shall come.

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  • There was casting up of eyes, holding up of hands, with countenance of such distraction that they were to be known by garment, not by favour.

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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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