How to use In-the-face-of in a sentence
I served my time, all twelve years, three months and sixteen days of it, but it pales in the face of suffering I poured on these young ladies.
I've yet to meet someone as brave in the face of death as you are.
Successes were limited for the week with one found child, accidently trapped in a locked room of an empty house and one spousal abduction, in the face of a restraining order.
While there was a feeling of last-guy-in-turn-off-the-elevator, the Deans reluctantly agreed that some form of management was necessary to maintain order in the face of the ever-increasing numbers who wallowed in nature's wonders.
Elected pope, on the 23rd of May 1555, in the face of the veto of the emperor, Paul regarded his elevation as the work of God.Advertisement
He'd been ignoring the extent of the power available from the souls for fear of violating the Code, which he now understood was not binding in the face of a threat like Darkyn.
She pushed her heels against the door and gazed up at him, her courage gone in the face of such a man.
Jenn felt the last of his barriers fall as her own did in the face of their unspoken promise of complete surrender between lifemates.
To counteract Alberoni's intrigues, he suggested an alliance with England, and in the face of great difficulties succeeded in negotiating the Triple Alliance (1717).
In the spring of 1575 conferences with a view to peace were held at Breda, and on their failure Orange, in the face of Spanish successes in Zeeland, was forced to seek foreign succour.Advertisement
That the arctic flora was driven south into Central Europe cannot be contested in the face of the evidence collected by Nathorst from deposits connected with the boulderclay.
Europe had sinned in the face of God; otherwise Jerusalem would never have fallen; and the idea of a spiritual reform from within, as the necessary corollary and accompaniment of the expedition of Christianity without, breathes in some of the papal letters, just as, during the conciliar movement, the causa reformationis was blended with the causa unionis.
But, influenced by medical views and by the almost insuperable difficulty of enforcing any drastic import veto in the face of Formosa's large communications by junk with China, the Japanese finally adopted the middle course of licensing the preparation and sale of the drug, and limiting its use to persons in receipt of medical sanction.
It was by the ford opposite Fuenterrabia that the duke of Wellington, on the 8th of October 1813, successfully forced a passage into France in the face of an opposing army commanded by Marshal Soult.
He rendered an immense service to his country by maintaining that the cause of France, though desperate to all appearance, was not yet lost if the contending factions could lay aside their differences in the face of the common enemy.Advertisement
The rejection of Anglican orders in the 16th and 17th centuries was based on a theory about the " tradition of instruments," which has long ceased to be tenable in the face of history, and is abandoned by Romanists themselves.
The Czechs and Yugosla y s, finding the door thus shut in the face of their national aspirations, even in the modified Habsburg form, naturally stiffened in their opposition.
Such a conclusion would be in the face of the principle of energy, which teaches plainly that the retardation in question leaves the aggregate brightness unaltered.
He understood the intention of Mahomet as to foreign nations, and set himself resolutely to carry it out in the face of much difficulty.
At the Hanseatic assembly of 1469, Dantzig, Hamburg and Breslau opposed the maintenance of a compulsory staple at Bruges in the face of the new conditions produced by a widening commerce and more advantageous markets.Advertisement
He was a man happy in his ancestry; he inherited the dignity, the reserve, the keen and vivid intellect, and the picturesque imagination of the French Huguenot, though they came to him chastened and purified by generations of Puritan discipline exercised under the gravest ecclesiastical disabilities, and of culture maintained in the face of exclusion from academic privileges.
The industry was threatened with extinction, and would certainly have dwindled to insignificant dimensions had not a few earnest artists, working in the face of many difficulties and discouragements, succeeded in striking out new lines and establishing new standar4s for excellence.
About 1893 a satisfactory machine was ready, and a new series of troubles had to be faced, for it had to be launched at a certain initial speed, and in the face of any wind that might be blowing.
At the head of a hundred thousand men he showed, besides the large grasp of strategy which planned the Carolinas march, besides the patient skill in manoeuvre which gained ground day by day towards Atlanta, the strength of will which sent his men to the hopeless assault of Kenesaw to teach them that he was not afraid to fight, and cleared Atlanta of its civil population in the face of a bitter popular outcry.
The landing was effected in the face of strenuous opposition, Wolfe leading the foremost troops.Advertisement
Savoy French became a French province, and, although the Pied montese troops resisted bravely for four years in the face of continual defeats, Victor at last gave up the struggle as hopeless, signed the armistice of Cherasco, and died soon afterwards (1796).
Two inscriptions of Roman times make the identity of Pirene certain, if there could be any doubt in the face of the exact agreement of Pausanias's description with the structure.
The Hindenburg line had been breached on a front of nine miles, and an average advance of seven miles effected in the face of the most formidable obstacles, both natural and artificial.
The gigantic rampart was unflanked, and the covered ways in the face of it subject to enfilade from end to end.
Between the 26th and the 30th of July Tromp, by a series of skilful manoeuvres, united the divided Dutch squadrons in the face of Monk's fleet, and on the 30th he stood out to sea with the wind in his favour, and gave battle.Advertisement
The object of both fragments was to encourage the faithful in the face of the coming strife.
Hegel undoubtedly meant to affirm that the actual was rational in the face of the philosophy which set up subjective feeling and reason against it.
The enumerated population of the country in 1880 was larger than had been anticipated; and in the face of these figures it was difficult for local complaints, even where they were made, to find hearing and acceptance.
The latter therefore had to stand fast in the face of the Russian Eastern Detachment, which was three days' march at most from Feng-hwang-cheng and could be supported in three more days by Kuropatkin's main body, whereas the pressure of Oku's advance would not begin to be felt by the Russian Southern Detachment until the twelfth day at earliest.
The Polish king was always ready enough to support the Czechs against Sigismund; but the necessity of justifying his own orthodoxy (which the Knights were for ever impugning) at Rome and in the face of Europe prevented him from accepting the crown of St Wenceslaus from the hands of heretics.Advertisement
The material is sometimes won by the aid of channelling machines which make a series of cuts at right angles to each other in the face of the rock; a block is then broken off at its base by wedges forced into the cuts, and its removal permits access to other blocks.
William, who had always been bitterly opposed to the policy of abandoning the French alliance in order to gain better terms from Spain, did his utmost to prevent the ratification, but matters were too far advanced for his interposition to prevail in the face of the determination of the states of Holland to conclude a peace so advantageous to their trade interests.
After a long silence in the face of severe and persistent criticism, Strachan made a general reply in a very able speech in the legislative council in March 1828.
He did so in the face of this fierce opposition, on the ground that, in Canadian domestic affairs, the Canadian parliament must be supreme.
This he did with safety in the face of a large and threatening crowd, and thus dealt the mutineers a heavy blow.Advertisement
In the rite of laying hands on an elect the bishop of the Armenian Paulicians blows three times in the face of the newly ordained.
These ideas had taken shape, in all essentials, during the early days of the Church, underwent further development in the middle ages, and were maintained by the Catholic Church in the face of the opposition of the Reformers, while all the Protestant Churches rejected them.
Passing from Moleschott to Lyell's view of the evolution of the earth's crust and later to Darwin's theory of natural selection and environment, he reached the general inference that, not God but evolution of matter, is the cause of the order of the world; that life is a combination of matter which in favourable circumstances is spontaneously generated; that there is no vital principle, because all forces, non-vital and vital, are movements; that movement and evolution proceed from life to consciousness; that it is foolish for man to believe that the earth was made for him, in the face of the difficulties he encounters in inhabiting it; that there is no God, no final cause, no immortality, no freedom, no substance of the soul; and that mind, like light or heat, electricity or magnetism, or any other physical fact, is a movement of matter.
That the "district" of the author is the north-east of Scotland cannot be doubted in the face of a passage such as this, in the fortieth legend (St Ninian), 1, 1359 et seq.
On the 19th of June a son was born to his wife, and in the face of his previous protestations he was induced to acknowledge himself the father.Advertisement
It fell in 1625 into the hands of Spinola after a blockade of eleven months; it was now retaken by Frederick 3' Henry after a siege of eleven weeks, in the face of immense difficulties.
In 1643 negotiations were opened which, after many delays and in the face of countless difficulties, were at length, four years later, to terminate successfully.
His measures were marked by much wisdom and vigour, and for a short time succeeded in securing order, even in the face of the jealousy and opposition of the nobles.
The great position gained by the German empire in these years was won in the face of great and increasing internal difficulties.
Thus, in the face of Italian, both Greek and Arabic died out.Advertisement
Oases.In the western desert lie the five large oases of Egypt, namely, Siwa, Baharia, Farafra, Dakhla and Kharga or Great Oasis, occupying depressions in the plateau or, in the case of the last three, large indentations in the face of limestone escarpments which form the western versant of the Nile valley hills.
It may be so to worldly eyes, but in the time of danger to Islam the Moslem turns away from the things of this world and thirsts only for the service of his Faith, even though he looks in the face of death To establish confidence in the minds of the Egyptian public that the authorities could maintain order and tranquillity, it was determined to increase permanently the strength of the British garrison.
Though some of the masonry in the ruins is certainly pre-Roman, Suidas's identification of it with Cyinda, famous as a treasure city in the wars of Eumenes of Cardia, cannot be accepted in the face of Strabo's express location of Cyinda in western 'Cilicia.
His labours, whether artistic or theoretic, had for some time been carried on in the face of failing health.
By eloquence, readiness of wit, and adroit flattery of the jury he contrived to secure his acquittal in the face of the open hostility of the judge - a unique achievement at a time when the condemnation of prisoners whom the authorities wished to convict was a mere matter of course.
The excess of deaths over births is due to the fact that there are comparatively few women among the Chinese; the steady increase of the population in the face of this fact is to be attributed entirely to immigration, mainly from China, but to a minor extent from India also.
He went on to demand an unswerving loyalty to Himself and His teaching in the face of a threatening world; and then He promised that some of those who were present should not die before they had seen the coming of the kingdom of God.
Ultimately he reached Calicut, and established factories both there and at Cochin, in the face of active hostility from the natives.
The risk was not taken, and the short respite gave time to close the doors in the face of the invader.
Such a logic, however, is a dialectic of illusion, perplexed by paralogisms and helpless in the face of antinomies.
In the year 366 Valens at one stroke reduced the taxes of the empire by one-fourth, a very popular measure, though one of questionable policy in the face of the threatening attitude of the Goths on the lower Danube.
She showed great forbearance and generosity towards the duchess of Marlborough in the face of unexampled provocation, and her character was unduly disparaged by the latter, who with her violent and coarse nature could not understand the queen's self-restraint in sorrow, and describes her as "very hard" and as "not apt to cry."
The obvious importance, especially to scattered villages or tribes, of systematic joint action in the face of a common danger makes it reasonable to infer that federation in its elementary forms was a widespread device.
The first few days of his reign - when he paid his uncle's debts, administered justice in person, and proclaimed universal religious toleration - gave bright promise, but in the face of the lawless aristocracy and defiant governors of provinces he effected few subsequent reforms. The most important event of his reign was the invasion of Italy by the Lombards, who, entering in 568, under Alboin, in a few years made themselves masters of nearly the entire country.
It is obviously absurd, in the face of the foregoing facts, to regard it as the end of a middle age in anything but in its own field.
Declaring that he had never kept castle in the face of the enemy, Richard rashly offered battle, and was defeated and slain.
Yet in the face of this he does not hesitate to call himself " the justest chancellor that hath been in the five changes since Sir Nicholas Bacon's time "j 5 and this on the plea that his intentions had always been pure, and had never been affected by the presents he received.
A legal parcelling (lager skifte) was introduced in 1827 and slowly carried out in the face of considerable local opposition; indeed, in the island of Gotland the system could not be enforced until 1870-1880.
On the sudden death of Potemkin he was despatched to Jassy to prevent the peace congress there from breaking up, and succeeded, in the face of all but insuperable difficulties, in concluding a treaty exceedingly advantageous to Russia (9th of January 17 9 2).
But if he was credulous of marvels, he was careful to insist on good evidence for what he accepted as Christ's own teaching, in the face of current unauthorized views.
When on the 7th of November 1793 Gobel, bishop of Paris, was intimidated into resigning his episcopal office at the bar of the Convention, Gregoire, who was temporarily absent from the sitting, hearing what had happened, hurried to the hall, and in the face of a howling mob of deputies refused to abjure either his religion or his office.
The fort was finally recaptured by the English in 1758, as the result of an elaborate expedition (involving about 7000 troops) planned by Brigadier-General John Forbes (1710-1759), and prosecuted, with the assistance of Colonel George Washington and Colonel Henry Bouquet, in the face of great difficulties.
It educated men for the public works, accounts, railways and telegraph departments of India, and included a school of forestry; but it was decided, in the face of some opposition, to close it in 1906, on the theory that it was unnecessary for a college with such a specialized object to be maintained by the government, in view of the readiness with which servants for these departments could be recruited elsewhere.
The most competent opinion inclines to acknowledge the hand of Leonardo, not only in the face of the angel, but also in parts of the drapery and of the landscape background.
Not until 1770, after O'Reilly had established Spanish rule by force at New Orleans, did a Spanish officer at St Louis take actual possession of the upper country; another on the ground, in 1768-1769, had forborne to assert his powers in the face of the unfriendly attitude of the inhabitants.
An attitude so indecent threatened to defeat the very objects of the reactionary powers, and Gentz congratulated the congress that these sorry protests would be buried in the archives, offering at the same time to write for the king a dignified letter in which he should express his reluctance at having to violate his oaths in the face of irresistible force !
To say that the Platonism of Plato's later years, the Platonism of the Parmenides, the Philebus and the Timaeus, is the philosophy of Parmenides enlarged and reconstituted, may perhaps seem paradoxical in the face of the severe criticism to which Eleaticism is subjected, not only in the Parmenides, but also in the Sophist.
The method of confession adopted in the public services of the Church of England, with which the Book of Common Prayer is primarily concerned, may be described as one of general confession to God in the face of the church, to be in secret used by each member of the congregation for the confession of his own particular sins, and to be followed by public absolution.
Eloquence and good sense, however, were impotent in the face of such forces as were at this time arrayed against a government at once strong and liberal.
If, in the face of what cannot be considered less than careless and inefficient agricultural practice, we have increased the wheat capacity of our land by 3.2 bushels per acre in so short a time, what may we not expect in the way of large acre yields before we experience the hardships of a true wheat famine?"
Judson was perhaps the greatest, as he was practically the first, of the many missionaries sent from the United States into foreign fields; his fervour, his devotion to duty, and his fortitude in the face of danger mark him as the prototype of the American missionary.
Similarly the notion of Conscience as a special faculty giving its pronouncements immediately and without reflection cannot be maintained in the face of modern psychological analysis and is untrue to the nature of moral judgment itself.
She was brave in the face of difficulties and dangers, pure in her motives, and her utterances, some of which have been quoted, have the true ethical ring about them.
But the Federals once more, and this time on a far larger scale, concentrated in the face of the enemy.
This act, though in Sir Matthew White Ridley's charge as home secretary, was universally and rightly associated with Mr Chamberlain; and its passage, in the face of much interested opposition from highly-placed, old-fashioned conservatives and capitalists on both sides, was principally due to his determined advocacy.
He also enabled the king in 1585 to bring the traitorous Samuel Zborowski to the scaffold in the face of a determined resistance from the nobility.
Abercromby landed from its transports in the face of a strenuous opposition from a French force entrenched on the beach.
He had no fear of death, and cared but little for the opinion of others, adhering tenaciously to the course he believed to be right in the face of all opposition.
It was the maintenance of the constitution in the face of the overwhelming tide of reaction that established his position as the champion of Italian freedom and earned him the sobriquet of Re Galantuomo (the honest king).
Gustavus pursued Tilly into Bavaria, forced the passage of the Danube at Donauworth and the passage of the Lech, in the face of Tilly's strongly entrenched camp at Rain, and pursued the flying foe to the fortress of Ingolstadt where Tilly died of his wounds a fortnight later.
However, it paled in the face of other attainable rewards given the unbelievable uniqueness of Howie's power.
How helpless can people feel, in the face of such adversity; it would take a miracle to save us now.
Thirdly, he was a great soldier who did not flee in the face of great, great animosity and opposition.
He was complacent in the face of the skill of the Ninjas.
He showed fortitude in the face of a hostile society.
He was an obstinate man, clinging to a guitar twanging Christianity in the face of public opinion.
He had perseverance in the face of obstacles.
Those who recognize God's presence in the face of God-forsaken Christ have protest atheism within themselves -- but as something they have overcome.
In response Alex Wakely played a magnificent innings in the face of some hostile bowling.
Most of the representatives of mainstream 'official communism ' have little to offer in the face of the challenges presented by the EU.
God of the cross, you have known crucifixion, holding your course in the face of disdain.
However, King Charles remained defiant in the face of imminent defeat.
Security engineering is about building systems to remain dependable in the face of malice, error or mischance.
It was a poor and largely depopulated city of ruins, and the inhabitants continued to flee in the face of the Ottoman threat.
Today, however, advances in technology have made it possible for military regimes to survive indefinitely in the face of massive popular discontent.
John Major promised to reform the system to make in more egalitarian in the face of growing political embarrassment.
He found the light of his present exaltation reflected in the face of the girl.
Corporal Kirby had shown great gallantry in the face of the enemy for the third time.
In conclusion, extensive use of kanamycin resistance marker genes in genetically modified crops is unjustifiable in the face of current medical applications.
Hans maintains a taut composure in the face of Freisler's increasingly impatient questioning.
The language finally implodes in the face of the worst crimes, .. .
So what can a conservation body like the Woodland Trust do in the face of such imponderables?
No-one has the right to remain indifferent in the face of this reality.
He feels utterly insignificant in the face of their farming ignorance.
Labor doesn't need the Mail; it has won two landslides in the face of violent opposition from the rag.
Some show more mettle in the face of death, while others become paralyzed from fear.
Presumably it seemed necessary to assert them in the face of menacing figures like myself.
The Labor Government proposed public sector pension reform last autumn and then backtracked in the face of opposition from their public sector union paymasters.
But full marks to Smith for dogged persistence in the face of overwhelming contrary evidence.
What seemingly pointless actions do we perform in the face of tragedy in order to normalize life?
We feel powerless in the face of the biggest natural disaster of modern times.
Show no fear in the face of vicious fire flights, nail-biting recon missions and daring rescues behind enemy lines.
This doctrine allows believers to hide their true beliefs for the sake of their own self-protection in the face of persecution.
Alternatives to Farming In the face of falling incomes and greater pressure on resources, many smallholders are looking for other sources of income.
Members of the General Assembly lack initiative, and are too subservient in the face of American power.
But the stoutest hearts can not survive forever in the face of superior numbers and infinitely superior weapons.
The Default Notice is therefore seen as purely tactical in the face of the current adjudication.
But we're always exercising faith in Jesus in the face of other powers that often seem more tangible, more real than Jesus.
Patience here is courageous perseverance in the face of suffering and difficulty is produced through divers temptations.
Yet the defense of the welfare state in the face of the new immigration has revealed an undercurrent of racism.
He felt, in the face of distrust of divine veracity or of the divine goodness, an emotion of simple amazement.
The disadvantage attendant upon this system is that the courts are reluctant to exercise the right of regulation, except on old and traditional lines, and that in the face of new business methods the public may be inadequately protected.
Soubise's chief exploit was a singularly bold and well-conducted attack (in 1625) on the Royalist fleet in the river Blavet (which included the cutting of a boom in the face of superior numbers) and the occupation of Oleron.
The members and sympathizers of the party of reform who styled themselves " Young Turks," working largely from the European centres and from the different points in the Turkish Empire to which the sultan had exiled them for the purpose of repression - their relentless persecution by the sultan thus proving to be his own undoing - spread a powerful propaganda throughout the Turkish Empire against the old regime, in the face of that persecution and of the open and characteristic scepticism, and indeed of the hostile action, of some of the European powers.
We may attribute the origin of the episcopate to the need felt of a single official to preside at the Eucharist, to represent the church before the heathen state and in the face of rising heresy, and to carry on correspondence with sister churches.
Though Comte's character and aims were as far removed as possible from Franklin's type, neither Franklin nor any man that ever lived could surpass him in the heroic tenacity with which, in the face of a thousand obstacles, he pursued his own ideal of a vocation.
This determination to be a working playwright, pushed on in the face of critical hostility and popular indifference, is a very curious trait in the character of Tennyson.
In the subsequent war Corinth displayed great activity in the face of heavy losses, and the support she gave to Syracuse had no little influence on the ultimate issue of the war (see Peloponnesian War).
Her noble attitude, even in the face of the atrocious accusations of Fouquier-Tinville, commanded the admiration even of her enemies, and her answers during her long examination were clear and skilful.
It is my intention, moreover, to recount the misfortunes which immediately came on the whole Jewish nation in consequence of their plots against our Saviour, and to record the ways and times in which the divine word has been attacked by the Gentiles, and to describe the character of those who at various periods have contended for it in the face of blood and tortures, as well as the confessions which have been made in our own day, and the gracious and kindly succour which our Saviour has accorded them all."
The thought of going to college took root in my heart and became an earnest desire, which impelled me to enter into competition for a degree with seeing and hearing girls, in the face of the strong opposition of many true and wise friends.
There seems an almost religious awe in the face of quotidian reality.
The previous depressed disposition of the mother will not have assisted her resilience in the face of such an attack .
The people of Birmingham proved resilient in the face of the Blitz.
And as always, we will rely on the strength of the American people to remain resolute in the face of adversity.
Although strong and resourceful in the face of adversity, ultimately, mams are always victims.
The MCB urges fellow British Muslims to exercise the utmost restraint in the face of these provocations.
We look with awe and wonder at the courage they displayed and their stoicism in the face of six long years of conflict.
Companies will have to adopt new strategies to maintain their HIV presence in the face of such challenges.
How else can a sudden influx of confidence in the face of serious illness be explained?
In contrast to other European governments, particularly the French, Labor has been supine in the face of aggressive American policy.
But we 're always exercising faith in Jesus in the face of other powers that often seem more tangible, more real than Jesus.
Kerry was brilliant- nothing was too much trouble and his tenacity in the face of major breakdown was fantastic.
A more timid soul might throw in the towel in the face of all this crap.
The referees found themselves too timid in the face of hockey and Selwyn pressure.
We should, therefore, be encouraged and remain ever more vigilant in the face of discrimination and persecution !
Students do become involved and interested, even tho their interest may wane in the face of pressure when course assignments are due !
Ben-Gurion 's own commitment to statehood did not waver in the face of Arab opposition or British prevarications.
What we must not do in the face of a mortal threat is to give in to wishful thinking or willful blindness.
Be prepared to watch your own living pets wither in the face of Dogz.
She appreciated her friend's optimism in the face of the difficult situation.
Even with the popularity of shopping on the Internet, catalogs allow retailers to get in the face of potential customers who might never search out the company's website on their own.
This is an important service since priorities can easily be confused in the face of life-threatening conditions.
These are living human beings with their own emotions and fledgling personalities, which require extra nurturing in the face of adversity.
It's fair to wonder how we can recycle to save our planet, since it seems like such a small thing to do in the face of so much else that needs to be done to reduce the threat of global warming.
It can be tough to stay calm and cool in the face of these preteen attitudes.
Often these homes are in more secluded areas where they can get as much private time as possible in the face of paparazzi.
Critics claim the group had shamed their fans by not backing President Bush during a time of crisis, and their actions were unpatriotic in the face of American military personnel going to war.
In fact, gone are the days when print versions of People and US Weekly were heavily anticipated; these days, they're practically passé in the face of constantly updated Web sites.
The amazing thing about this dog breed is they appear utterly confident and fearless in the face of danger.
While black is universally slimming, it can also be a bit dull, especially in the face of so many bright hues and vivid patterns.
Some people experience occasional bouts of insomnia in times of stress or in the face of life changes.
However, when Harmonix left the Guitar Hero franchise to develop Rock Band with Electronic Arts, the Guitar Hero franchise never fully recovered the same kind of mass appeal and market share in the face of the new competitor.
Parents should not feel powerless in the face of these online risks.
Extreme sports get the heart racing and put the body and mind to the test in the face of danger.
In addition, the agency works to train individuals at all levels (federal, state, and local) to react appropriately in the face of dangerous conditions.
They do not advocate any particular method, but instead discuss a variety of methods that can be used to achieve pregnancy in the face of infertility.
Even in the face of controversy and hectic schedules, Miley is still trying to expand her name recognition; hence her first solo album (debuting in 2008), Breakout.
There's really no reason to dread the season for its style shortcomings, though - simply because there are so many great ways to look polished, pulled together and elegant even in the face of the most dreadful weather.
For many, this definition is lacking in the face of what they really want in a discreet relationship.
Even in the face of monumental problems, Scorpios never say die, and they loathe those that do.
This is the planet of bravery, and when well aspected, imbues this man with an incredible and awesome amount of courage in the face of even the most daunting of odds.
In fact, not fighting back in the face of daunting odds is what can make them feel depressed, restless and angry.
The Bell Witch's violence terrifies the reader with the feeling of helplessness in the face of an unseen tormentor.
One of the endearing qualities of a dedicated cheerleader is her ability to laugh in the face of the naysayers, looking stereotypes in the eye and quipping right back.
The emotional eater is helpless in the face of the urge to binge.
While some rules may fly in the face of a particular diet plan, these rules all represent sound nutrition and healthy eating.
They stand on their own in the face of the raging medical debate.
As famous for his unfailing cheerful disposition, even in the face of Cowell's criticism, as for his singing voice, Hung landed a record deal with Koch Records.
The films were successful, but the move made Elvis look out of touch in the face of the new music that was emerging.
Although music sales declined overall during this period in the face of file sharing, the decline in rap music sales was sharper than other genres of music.
After the fourth season, in the face of declining ratings, Fear Factor changed things for competitors.
Rather than staging an intervention, T.I. entered Donald's life to reward him for staying strong in the face of adversity.
For ten weeks, the contestants must work together to create a self-sufficient society in the face of a series of obstacles.
In 2006, Owens was fined by the NFL for spitting in the face of an Atlanta Falcons player during a game.
Their collective fashion sense certainly flies in the face of the polygamists viewers are used to encountering on the news, however.
She found new challenges in the face of Angel's resurrection, an unstable Slayer named Faith (Eliza Dushku), a power hungry Mayor Wilkins and a new Watcher after Giles was fired.
The Lightbringers, as agents of creation, are virtually helpless in the face of psychic predators.
If written cyberpunk is all about the feeling - loss and hopelessness in the face of The Machine - then filmed cyberpunk is all about the 'look'.
Scientists worried about the survival of the race rush their cloning program, and hurry into asexual reproduction to maintain humanity in the face of the threat.