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  1. appearance, especially the features and expression of the face
    • (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.
    verb (countenanc, ing)
    1. (transitive) To tolerate, support, sanction, patronise or approve of something.
      Etymology: From contenere

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