Definition of Face lifting
1. Noun. A renovation that improves the outward appearance (as of a building) but usually does not involve major changes. "More than a facelift, the new model marks a fundamental change of direction"
2. Noun. Plastic surgery to remove wrinkles and other signs of aging from your face; an incision is made near the hair line and skin is pulled back and excess tissue is excised. "Some actresses have more than one face lift"
Specialized synonyms: Nose Job, Rhinoplasty
Generic synonyms: Anaplasty, Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery
Derivative terms: Face-lift
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Literary usage of Face lifting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"However, they soon returned, and one of them, who ventured so far as to get a full sight of my Face, lifting up his hands and eyes by way of Admiration, ..."
2. Elegant Extracts, Or Useful and Entertaining Passages, from the Best English by Vicesimus Knox (1826)
"However, they foon return - ed, and one of them/who ventured fo far as to get a full fight of my face, lifting up his hands and eyes by way of admiration, ..."
3. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"However, they soon returned; and one of them, who ventured so far as to get a full sight of my face, lifting up his hands and eyes by way of admiration, ..."
4. Catalogue of Seals in the Department of Manuscripts in the British Museum by Walter de Gray Birch (1900)
"Pointed oval : a Bishop standing, full-face, lifting up the rh in the act of benediction, in the 1. h. a crozier. Background diapered lozengy. ..."