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Face: The term face idiomatically refers to one's own sense of dignity or prestige in social contexts. In the English-speaking world, the expression "To save face" describes the lengths that an individual may go to in order to preserve their established position in society, taking action to ensure that one is not thought badly of by their peers. It is a fundamental concept in the fields of sociology, sociolinguistics, semantics, politeness theory, psychology, political science, communication, and face negotiation theory, and translates at least somewhat equivalently into many world languages, both Germanic and otherwise.
Giving face: complimenting another which allows for their increase in social standing.

Taking face: bringing another person down in social standing by criticism.

Saving face: attempting to avoid embarrassment.
by MrCush3 June 06, 2016
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A term to describe when a man gives oral pleasure to a woman.
John gave face to Shannon right after she gave him a beege.
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