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countenance
used in
Heart of Darkness
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countenance
Used in
Heart of Darkness
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  • Two youths with foolish and cheery countenances were being piloted over, and she threw at them the same quick glance of unconcerned wisdom.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • A beardless, boyish face, very fair, no features to speak of, nose peeling, little blue eyes, smiles and frowns chasing each other over that open countenance like sunshine and shadow on a windswept plain.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pleasant countenance
as in: giving countenance
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