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  • n. Plural form of facet.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of facet.


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  • There were so many interesting facets from the feel of the heavy, solid bullets, all lined up in a box.

    2009 October 17 « The BookBanter Blog

  • Although our findings seemingly conflict with the eustatic sea-level curve of far-field sites, they corroborate an alternative view that MIS 5a was at least as ice-free as the present, and they challenge the prevailing view of MIS 5 sea-level history and certain facets of ice-age theory.

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  • The portrayal of the tribal society was simplistic and a bit too naive with regard to certain facets, but it was nevertheless effective and very vivid.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Every fictional world or story has certain facets that the audience needs to go along with.

    Matthew Yglesias » Spiderman 3

  • One of the multiple related facets is pursued more vigorously as a result of its more awidely shared interest.

    Another encounter with a traffic cop

  • The foundation was created in 1968 and has been nurturing long-term facets of the cattle industry, education for our future leaders and promoting research.


  • One of the facets has been the lack of progeny from your seed and Thorn's?

    the ship who sang

  • In the center of one of the facets was a flaw, but, as this was considered to mark the diamond, and rather add to than detract from its value as a traditional stone with many historical associations, it was finally purchased by Mr. Grey and placed among his treasures in his manor-house in Kent.

    The Woman in the Alcove

  • Cut at first with the view of preserving intact as much of the stone as possible, it never possessed the sparkling lustre derived from the scientific disposition of the several sides and angles, technically termed facets, of a well-polished diamond.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 456 Volume 18, New Series, September 25, 1852

  • Started talking a little bit about some of the underlying issues and thinking that the facets might be a little bound up.

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