Back and Face


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Back noun – A behind part or surface.
Usage example: the back of the page was blank

Face is an antonym for back in rear topic.
Nearby Words: backward, backing, backed, backside, backwards
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Face noun – A forward part or surface.
Usage example: the face of the store building has been altered many times over the years to meet changing tastes and needs

Back is an antonym for face in topics: look at, authority, exterior, pretense, come up against a situation.
Nearby Words: faced, facing, facer, faceless
Antonyms for Face
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How words are described

human human back human face
old old back old face
female female back female face
full full back full face
Other adjectives: long, similar, complete, regular, original, upper, dead, actual, entire, big, little, lower, new, funny, changing, scarred.

Common collocations

people back people face people
squad back squad face squad
opponent back opponent face opponent
player back player face player
Other nouns: enemy, camera, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Badassery stems from the fact that he gives the speech while flash-kicking/punching the demon's face/back/whatever.
  • Trampled Underfoot In Skyrim, one of the possible unarmed finishing moves Dragonborn can execute is stomping a humanoid enemy on their back or face with style.
  • Ambiguous Robots And even those only had rubber on certain parts — the Piraka on their face and back, and the Toa Inika wore fleshy rubber masks.
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