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outface

[′au̇t‚fās]
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So long as he can take refuge behind these divisions he is relatively secure, and the longer he appears in the eyes of the Muslim population worldwide to succeed in outfacing the US the higher his stock will rise with them and the more fraught the future of Arab rulers is likely to become.
Use a mason's level (with a forgiving wood body) to make outfacing surfaces of rock as vertical and smoothly aligned side-to-side as possible.
When a suitor tried to remove one of her daughters from the convent, Bertha used all her resources to thwart him, finally outfacing him at the royal court.
Lord Carrington, Thatcher's Foreign Minister, writes retrospectively: "she had a strong - and entirely justified - feeling that Britain was the victim of deplorable inequity; and she was not temperamentally averse from showing the British people at home that when it came to outfacing foreigners she was in the first league.
In a denouement of brilliant panache, however, the playwright has his hero turning on and outfacing his accusers, with the result that they beg Glumov to come back to the fold.
In outfacing one of them, Don Quixote achieves his only successful adventure in the novel.