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- n. A gesture of bringing one palm or both palms to the face, with various interpretations.
- v. To bring the palm of one’s hand to one’s face as an expression of mixed humor and disbelief or disgust or shame, for example, when one is caught off-guard with a particularly bad pun.
- v. To bring one’s face down to one’s cupped hand or hands.
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