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countenance

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Life is a succession of lessons enforced by immediate reward, or, oftener, by immediate chastisement.
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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] contenere

Noun

Singular
countenance

Plural
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countenance ({{{1}}})
  1. appearance, especially the features and expression of the face

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Verb

Infinitive
to countenance

Third person singular
countenanc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to countenance (third-person singular simple present countenanc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To tolerate, support, sanction, patronise or approve of something.

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References

  • "countenance" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

countenance” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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