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face the music

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  • verbaccept the consequences
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Synonyms for face the music

verb accept the consequences
  • be punished
  • bite the bullet
  • come to grips with
  • face the facts
  • face up to
  • face up to it
  • grin and bear it
  • look square in the eye
  • make one's bed and lie on it
  • pay the piper
  • swallow the pill
  • take one's lumps
  • take one's medicine
  • take the consequences

More words related to face the music

bite the bullet

verb. endure pain bravely

challenge

verb. dispute, question

challenged

verb. dispute, question

challenges

verb. dispute, question

challenging

verb. dispute, question

take it

verb. accept, endure
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