II. WORDS RELATING TO SPACE

II. DIMENSIONS

3. Centrical dimensions; special

Front.

[Antonyms: rear.]

[Nouns] front; fore, forepart; foreground; face, disk, disc, frontage; facade, proscenium, facia, frontispiece; anteriority; obverse [of a medal or coin].

fore rank, front rank; van, vanguard; advanced guard; outpost; first line; scout.

brow, forehead, visage, physiognomy, phiz, countenance, mug; rostrum, beak, bow, stem, prow, prore, jib.

pioneer (precursor) [more]; metoposcopy.

[Verbs] be in front, stand in front; front, face, confront; bend forwards; come to the front, come to the fore.

[Adjectives] fore, anterior, front, frontal.

[Adverbs] before; in front, in the van, in advance; ahead, right ahead; forehead, foremost; in the foreground, in the lee of; before one's face, before one's eyes; face to face, vis-a-vis; front a front.

[Phrases] formosa muta commendatio est [Syrus]; frons est animi janua [Cicero]; "Human face divine" [Milton]; imago animi vultus est indices oculi [Cicero]; "sea of upturned faces" [Scott].

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