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He saw now that, she bore some facial resemblance to Miss Squibb.

He spent a whole evening measuring this imbecile's facial angle.

A pair of gold-rimmed eyeglasses completed the facial disguise.

His facial expression might have indicated any or all of a variety of feelings.

She could relate a whole history by her changes of facial expression.

But one always returned from the facial peregrinations to her eyes.

In facial looks, she was simply not in the same class with Geraldine.

In a general way it was a duplicate of his own body, but there was no facial resemblance.

Facial angle: the angle formed by the junction of the face and vertex.

On the cranial and facial characters of the Neandertal Race.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "face to face," from French facial, from Medieval Latin facialis "of the face," from facies (see face (n.)). Meaning "of the face" is from 1818. The noun meaning "beauty treatment for the face" is from 1914, American English.

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