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stony-faced

[stoh-nee-feyst] /ˈstoʊ niˈfeɪst/
adjective
1.
having a rigid, expressionless face.
Also, stone-faced [stohn-feyst] /ˈstoʊnˌfeɪst/ (Show IPA).
Origin of stony-faced
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • Ian watched stone-faced, and waited until the samba subsided.
  • The building includes a two-story, smooth, stone-faced block projecting over the center of the first story.
  • The chapel rests on s slightly raised square podium and is enclosed by a stone-faced wall.

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