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countenance
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countenance
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Washington Square
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  • She was not ugly; she had simply a plain, dull, gentle countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Make that remark, in that tone, and with that expression of countenance, to Mr. Townsend, and take a note of his answer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She kept her pretty eyes, which were illumined by a sort of brilliant modesty, attached to his own countenance, and evidently paid the most earnest attention to each of his words.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Morris presented himself with a countenance sufficiently serene—he appeared to have forgotten the "insult" for which he had solicited Catherine's sympathy two evenings before, and Dr. Sloper lost no time in letting him know that he had been prepared for his visit.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a pleasant countenance
as in: giving countenance
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