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Definition of "countenances" [countenances]

  • Plural form of countenance. (noun)

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Use "countenances" in a sentence
  • "Simultaneously with her withdrawal the gleam of sensibility left the faces of the jury, and the dark and brooding look which had marked their countenances from the beginning returned, and returned to stay."
  • "Notwithstanding that spirit of cunning and secrecy, which, through the continual teachings of their Government, has become almost a second nature to them, their countenances are agreeable and expressive ... and it was the unanimous decision of all our officers ... that they were as finished gentlemen in their manners, as could be found in any part of the world."
  • "Their countenances were the mirrors of all lustful and desperate passions."
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