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Unless she has more details to back that up, I can’t in good countenance continue showing you this.

But there is no way McCarthy would have countenanced failure.

The point of making them is not to excuse the abuses at Foxconn and too-long countenanced by Apple.

The latter are countenanced by no class of vows lawfully made, either in Old Testament times or in a later period.

The use of grout is, therefore, a sign of inefficient workmanship, and should not be countenanced in good work.

These man-hunts were not prevented, though perhaps not openly countenanced, by the Roman governors.

The fitful evasiveness of her manner when the subject was under discussion countenanced the idea.

This should be conclusive that Virginia republicanism in no way countenanced nullification.


On this page you'll find 60 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to countenanced, such as: abet, condone, stand for, handle, advocate, and okay.

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