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The face that launched a thousand ships the face of Helen, seeing her as the cause of the Trojan War; originally as a quotation from Marlowe's Doctor Faustus (1604).

in-your-face blatantly aggressive or provocative; impossible to ignore or avoid.

lose face be humiliated.

see also Monday's child is fair of face, don't cut off your nose to spite your face, fly in the face of.

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