Outfaced
Outface Out*face" (out*f[=a]s"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Outfaced} (out*f[=a]st"); p. pr. & vb. n. {Outfacing} (out*f[=a]"s[i^]ng).] To face or look (one) out of countenance; to resist or bear down by bold looks or effrontery; to brave. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Having outfaced all the world. --South. [1913 Webster]


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