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  1. face saver, face saving(adj)

    an act that avoids a loss of face (of dignity or prestige)

    Synonyms:
    face saver

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful

  2. face-saving(adj)

    maintaining dignity or prestige

    "a face-saving compromise"

    Antonyms:
    unhelpful

How to use face saving in a sentence?

  1. Seema Gupta:

    This seems to be a face-saving strategy to say something to the court.

  2. Mohammed Ali Shabani:

    Back (in 2012) there was a deal which was on the horizon, and there was a ramp off for all sides in a face-saving manner, this time the deal which was reached has been abrogated and the demands of the US go far beyond the nuclear issue to in effect demand total Iranian capitulation.

  3. Shahzad Chaudhary:

    The U.S. wants a face-saving exit from Afghanistan, and sooner or later they will completely withdraw from Afghanistan, leaving the war-torn country mercilessly on its own fate, america wants us to fight their war, i.e. with the Haqqani network, which is purely an Afghan militant group. Regional powers should create a force for Afghanistan, which should play a role within itself for viable Afghan solution.

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