bare´fac|ed´ly

bare|faced «BAIR FAYST», adjective.
1. Figurative. impudent in its obviousness; shameless: »

a barefaced lie.

SYNONYM(S): brazen, audacious.
2. with the face bare.
3. not disguised: »

Figurative. I could with barefaced power sweep him from my sight (Shakespeare).

bare´fac|ed´ly, adverb.
bare´fac|ed´ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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