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  • adv. Alternative spelling of face-up.


face +‎ up (Wiktionary)


  • One arm was broken off, and one leg was replaced with an iron peg. Umber laid it faceup on the burning wood.

    End of Time

  • She pulled the first card off the top of the deck and turned it faceup on the bedspread.

    Rogue Oracle

  • Although I was lying faceup in the road and the rain was sweeping over me in a downpour, I no longer felt the slightest chill.

    Family Storms

  • She plucked one from the deck, turned it faceup: the Priestess.

    Rogue Oracle

  • They lay faceup in a long line, obviously dragged out of the wreckage by the soldiers in brown uniforms.

    The Omega Theory

  • Mrs. Kennedy, dazed and in shock, huddled over her husband, who was lying faceup in her lap, with his eyes open.

    The Kennedy Detail

  • She dealt thirteen cards apiece to the two of them, then put the rest aside as the stock, turning the top card faceup.

    A Hellion in Her Bed

  • When children are 2, you can let them make matches with the cards faceup.

    Testing for Kindergarten

  • He was laying a credit card faceup into his leather booklet.


  • According to several ultrasound scans, my baby had turned a couple times during labor, from faceup to facedown and back again.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

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