- appearance, especially the features and expression of the face
verb (countenanc, ing)
- (RQ:Authorized Version), Genesis 4:5
- : But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his fell.
Etymology: From contenere
- (transitive) To tolerate, support, sanction, patronise or approve of something.
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