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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bold-faced  \Bold"-faced`\,  a. 
  1.  Somewhat  impudent;  lacking  modesty;  as  a  bold-faced 
  woman. 
 
  I  have  seen  enough  to  confute  all  the  bold-faced 
  atheists  of  this  age.  --Bramhall. 
 
  2.  (Print.)  Having  a  conspicuous  or  heavy  face. 
 
  Note:  This  line  is  bold-faced  nonpareil. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bold-faced 
  adj  :  unrestrained  by  convention  or  propriety;  "an  audacious  trick 
  to  pull";  "a  barefaced  hypocrite";  "the  most  bodacious 
  display  of  tourism  this  side  of  Anaheim"-  Los  Angeles 
  Times;  "bold-faced  lies";  "brazen  arrogance";  "the 
  modern  world  with  its  quick  material  successes  and 
  insolent  belief  in  the  boundless  possibilities  of 
  progress"-  Bertrand  Russell  [syn:  {audacious},  {barefaced}, 
  {bodacious},  {brassy},  {brazen},  {brazen-faced},  {insolent}] 




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