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To show, or to be expressed in the face or eyes

clear

verb

if someone’s face clears, they stop looking annoyed, upset, or confused

crease

verb

if something creases your face, or if it creases, lines appear on your face because your expression changes

creep

verb

if an expression or colour creeps into someone’s face, it gradually appears there

cross

verb

if an expression crosses someone’s face or lips, it appears there for a short time

crumple

verb

if your face crumples, you suddenly look very unhappy or disappointed

express

verb

to show a feeling on your face, or to give information by your behaviour

falter

verb

if someone’s look or smile falters, they stop looking or smiling

flash

verb

if someone’s eyes flash, a sudden strong emotion appears in them, especially anger

furrow

verb

if your brow furrows, or if you furrow it, deep lines appear on your forehead, for example because you are concentrating or worrying

gleam

verb

if a feeling or emotion gleams in your eyes, you express it with your eyes

glimmer

verb

if a feeling glimmers in your eyes or on your face, it shows there slightly

harden

verb

if your expression or voice hardens, you begin to look or sound unfriendly

pucker

verb

if your forehead puckers, it becomes full of lines, for example because you are thinking or because your head hurts

register

verb

to show your feelings about something in your face or voice

set

verb

if your face or a part of it sets into a particular expression, or if you set it into a particular expression, you have that expression on your face

spread

verb

if a smile or other expression spreads across or over your face, it becomes gradually bigger or more obvious

steal

verb

if an expression steals over someone’s face, they gradually begin to have that expression on their face

tighten

verb

if your mouth tightens, or if your lips tighten, your mouth looks narrow because you are angry or annoyed

touch

verb

if an expression, especially a smile, touches your lips or eyes, you have it for a short time

twinkle

verb

if someone’s eyes twinkle, they seem to shine because the person is happy or joking

twinkle

noun

a bright quality in someone’s eyes that shows that they are happy or joking

have something written all over your face

used for saying that the expression on your face shows what you are feeling or thinking

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