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synonyms for facer

  • problem
  • question
  • riddle
  • stickler
See also synonyms for: facers
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How to use facer in a sentence

This would have been a “facer” to any but a true son of Uncle Sam.
WORLDLY WAYS AND BYWAYSELIOT GREGORY
I shall bear it well enough presently; but it's an awful facer, old boy.
M. OR N. "SIMILIA SIMILIBUS CURANTUR."G.J. WHYTE-MELVILLE
Take care you don’t get an answer of that sort—a facer, I mean—from the ‘pretty fisher maiden.
INTERLUDESHORACE SMITH
This was a facer for the ex-priest, and ere he could frame a retort Jerome took up the matter again.
SEA-DOGS ALL!TOM BEVAN
This was a facer, for the words "Justice of the Peace" had already set me quaking.
THE ADVENTURES OF HARRY REVELSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
Here was a facer for Tarling, but he betrayed no sign either of disappointment or surprise.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
One had the impudence to bellow in my face; for which impertinence he received a facer, which gave him something to bellow for.
BORNEO AND THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGOFRANK S. MARRYAT
This was a facer, and partly accounted for the secret contempt in which the sorcerers were held by many in the nation.
IN THE WHIRL OF THE RISINGBERTRAM MITFORD
His brother rushed at him, but the young Devonshire man met him with such a facer that he dropped in a heap upon the ground.
THE CAPTAIN OF THE POLE-STAR AND OTHER TALESARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
Before he could recover this little facer, she said, quietly, "What is your name?"
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 18, NO. 107, SEPTEMBER, 1866VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO FACER

  • facer
  • problem
  • question
  • riddle
  • stickler
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