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  1. frontingnoun

    A phonological relationship where a front vowel is found in place of a relative back vowel in an inflected form of a word.

  2. frontingnoun

    An analogous relationship between the vowel sounds in a dialect of a language relative to the language standard or an earlier form of the language.

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  1. Fronting

    of Front

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  1. frontingadjective

    When you act different around other people towards a person but in private you act like you're friends.

    He was fronting. He made fun of me to his other friends but then acted like we were friends when it was only me and him.

    Submitted by ilham.gomdah on November 1, 2023  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fronting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fronting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fronting in a Sentence

  1. Roger Stone:

    I Roger Stone had no contacts or communications with the Russian state, Russian intelligence or anyone fronting for them or acting as intermediaries for them.

  2. Van Zandt:

    He completely, 180 degrees changed his identity. He’s fronting, he’s playing a character, that was the most important moment of his life because he stayed in that persona forever.

  3. Pat Egan:

    I think Bob Marley was the first really big international star to come to Ireland to play an outdoor show, nobody of that kind of calibre was fronting a whole revolution in music... he was more than a rock figure, he was fronting a cultural revolution.

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • A. blistering
    • B. obnoxious
    • C. occasional
    • D. opaque

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