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Another NASA project that’s faced delay after delay, the JWST is one of the most ambitious scientific missions in recent memory.

Then, in the 2000s, McDonald’s faced criticism over America’s obesity rates and finger-wagging from books and films such as Fast Food Nation and Supersize Me.

From Eater

Stafstrom recently discovered that ogre-faced spiders can hear both low- and high-pitched sounds.

Pronghorn evolved to outrun the now-extinct North American cheetah, dire wolf, and short-faced bear.

When they reopened, they could only operate at 25% capacity and faced road closures and transportation issues.

From Fortune

But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.

In front of this strange structure are two blank-faced, well-dressed models showing off the latest in European minimalism.

A sad-faced orange Star of David flashed across the iPhone screen as we swiped left on “James” (not his real name).

The pale, baby-faced, red-cheeked rapper is furiously puffing away at a hastily-made blunt crammed with low-grade weed.

If Huckabee runs, the hurdles he faced the last time out, namely geography and money, would still be there.

I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.

She was a plump-faced, insipid child, with fair hair and pale blue eyes, stolid and bovine in their expressionlessness.

"I'll take charge of this, Captain Dobson," he brusquely informed the red-faced numskull.

He was a good judge of men, that eagle-faced major; he knew that the slightest move with hostile intent would mean a smoking gun.

The latter is a square-faced practical man, who is looked up to as a species of oracle by all his friends.


On this page you'll find 152 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to faced, such as: buzzed, inebriated, intoxicated, loaded, pickled, and plastered.

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