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countenance

[koun-tn-uhns] [ˈkaʊntnəns]
noun
  • appearance, especially the expression of the face
  • the face or facial features
  • verb
  • to admit as acceptable or possible
  • " 'I imagine that I need not explain to you,' the gentleman said to Manny in a confidential tone, '—that is, I would not need to if your countenance gave sign of an iota of proactive thinking...' "