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countenance
used in My Antonia

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1  —1 use as in:
a pleasant countenance
Definition
facial expression; or face; or composure or manner
  • with a quite blissful expression of countenance.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (60% in)
countenance = face
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  • She was already old, with a ravaged countenance and a physique curiously hard and stiff.
    Book 3 — Lena Lingard (47% in)
  • Mary Dusak was broad and brown of countenance, slightly marked by smallpox, but handsome for all that.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (44% in)
  • If the room had suddenly been flooded with electric light, I couldn't have seen more clearly the detestable bearded countenance that I knew was bending over me.
    Book 2 — The Hired Girls (95% in)
  • They said nothing, but, glancing at me, traced on the glass with their finger-tips the outline of the cherries and strawberries and crabapples within, trying by a blissful expression of countenance to give me some idea of their deliciousness.
    Book 5 — Cuzak's Boys (25% in)

There are no more uses of "countenance" in My Antonia.

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