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frontal

1. of or relating to the forehead
2. of or relating to the anterior part of a body or organ
3. Meteorol of, relating to, or resulting from a front or its passage
4. a decorative hanging for the front of an altar

frontal

frontal
The textile or panels which form the decorative front of an altar.
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This is a frightening aspect and one that needs to be addressed frontally.
Instead you're forced to meet it frontally before walking round to discover the spaces and intervals created by its juxtapositions.
Viewed frontally, a very big kudu will have the outer edge of the first turn at or beyond the width of his outsized ears.
Philosophically, the question is dealt with frontally by Aristotle and is brought to philosophical maturity in Kant's First Critique.
He and his colleagues speculate that the cerebellum may be able to model all new types of behavior as the more frontally located cortical regions make initial attempts to acquire those behaviors.
That taught many military forces that it was foolish to try to confront the US military frontally because US firepower and conventional military skills are so huge.
Despite the current government reinforcement from different places and its foreign troops, we would fight back much more directly and more frontally no matter what," he said.
uk The future mood will be more likely dictated by the fact that the entire ceiling is covered with a giant classically-styled mural of a full frontally naked Adam and Eve in discussion with a serpent.
Bush does not shy away from raising the issue frontally, asking his former mentor near the end, "Why haven't we had more effect?
Kilic frontally denounced the government's efforts to undermine the judiciary's independence, sparking a public row between the court and the prime minister's ruling AKP party.
Gautier's Tableaux de siege (Paris, 1870-1871), on the other hand, confronts the material realities of war frontally, although, as Xavier Bourdenet demonstrates, the text also betrays Gautier's inability to comprehend and interpret the devastating events.
Bonilla also said that "all criminal groups putting at risk the security of the state of Honduras will be attacked frontally.