貌 means 'appearance'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 1524   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-24    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 0 words   Used in 17 words   Used in 4 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On    バク
Kun    かたち   かたどる
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Find out how and 貌 differ when they represent "face." See what the Japanese mean when they compare someone to a sculpture. Discover the controversy surrounding the "last samurai," and read about a renowned photographer, as well as a rebellious pretty boy. Also learn to say, "I was captivated by her beauty," and to talk about drastic changes in appearance.
⿰   badger   white with legs  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 貌 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 貌 is used 16 times, read 2 ways.
ボウ : 14 words FIND ALL
transfiguration; transformation; change of appearance
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かたち : 2 words FIND ALL
Most common form:
1. form; shape; figure
2. visage
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An additional 1 less common words include 貌 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2110  Key to Kanji:

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ボウ   appearance
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white with legs
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ハク   しろ white   しろ    しら-    
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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