Avoid and Face

Avoid

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Avoid verb – Stay clear from; keep away from; keep out of the way of someone or something.
Usage example: Her former friends now avoid her

Face is an antonym for avoid in topics: elude, prevent.
Nearby Words: avoided, avoidance, avoidable, avoiding, avoidably
Antonyms for Avoid

Face

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Face verb – To oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage.
Usage example: movie superheroes who are ever ready to face danger without blinking an eye

Avoid is an antonym for face in come up against a situation topic.
Nearby Words: faced, facing, facer, faceless
Antonyms for Face
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Common collocations

wrath avoid wrath face wrath
people avoid people face people
execution avoid execution face execution
problem avoid problem face problem
Other nouns: fate, death, situation, time, battle, danger, punishment, consequences, obstacles, enemies, problems.

Both words in one sentence

  • Know When to Fold 'Em Au contraire, he often appears at the end of a story, granting amnesty to Asterix and Obelix and even doing a few favours... because they have already fought through tooth and nail and the only way to save face and avoid a humiliating defeat, is acting in acceptance.
  • Film / Downfall Better to Die than Be Killed: One recurring question for the cast is how they plan to deal with the Reich's downfall: will they choose to flee, be taken prisoner by the Soviets, or will they commit suicide to save face and avoid imprisonment or trial and execution?
  • They've become quite the problem in London, to the point wearing masks in the local prison is mandatory to avoid unwanted face-ripping.
    Source: Face Stealer
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Face and Avoid. (2016). Retrieved 2021, March 07, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/avoid/face
Avoid & Face. N.p., 2016. Web. 07 Mar. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/avoid/face>.
Face or Avoid. 2016. Accessed March 07, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/avoid/face.

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