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Word: facet

Definition: small plane surface (of a gem(precious stone)); a side


Sentences Containing 'facet'

The vague and in some respects false analogies, as they have been shown to be by Mr. Chauncey Wright, which have been advanced in favour of this view, such as the sudden crystallisation of inorganic substances, or the falling of a facetted spheroid from one facet to another, hardly deserve consideration.
In the larger and older jewels every facet may stand for a bloody deed.
(Afterwards I found I had got only a half-truth--or only a glimpse of one facet of the truth.) 'It seemed to me that I had happened upon humanity upon the wane.

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