Shaving Your Face
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to set (one’s) alarm – to change the settings on one’s alarm clock so that it makes a loud noise to wake one up at the desired time * I set my alarm for 6:00 so I could get ready for my 8:30 flight.
tempted – having a strong desire to do something bad, or something that one knows one should not do * Marcos was tempted to lie about his education on the job application, but he decided to tell the truth.
to skip – to not do something that one normally does; to not go somewhere when one is supposed to * How does the school punish students who skip class?
shave – the removal of the hair on one’s face or body by cutting it extremely close to the skin * Benjamin’s barber provides a free shave with every haircut.
stubble – very short pieces of hair that grow after one has shaved * She doesn’t like to kiss her boyfriend when he has stubble on his chin, because it scratches her face.
clean-shaven – the smooth skin that appears not to have any hair shortly after the skin has been shaved very closely; without any unshaven hairs * All the soldiers must be clean-shaven for the morning inspection.
five-o’clock shadow – the appearance of a dark color on a man’s face that appears at the end of the day when a man hasn’t shaved for a few hours * No matter how well Hank shaves in the morning, he always gets a five-o’clock shadow.
beard – long hair over a man’s cheeks and chin, but not over his upper lip * Santa Claus has a long, white beard.
shaving cream – a foam or cream that one applies to the skin before shaving to make the process easier and smoother * If you run out of shaving cream, try putting a lot of soap on your skin before shaving.