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General words for the face or its features - synonyms and related words

face

noun

the front part of your head, where your eyes, nose, and mouth are

feature

noun

a part of your face such as your eyes, nose, or mouth

looks

noun

the attractive appearance of someone, especially their face

countenance

noun

your face, or the expression on your face

physiognomy

noun

the way that someone’s face looks

visage

noun

someone’s face

chops

noun

your face, especially the mouth and cheeks

mug

noun

someone’s face

mush

noun

a face

puss

noun

your face, or your mouth

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