confront

All Verb Noun
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  • One night upon returning home, his wife confronts him about these actions.
  • Read and his ship were ever ready to face up to any challenge which confronted them.
  • They confront her while she is taking a daily walk, and ask for direction.
  • Her older brother confronts him and tells him to leave and never come back, and they fight.
  • Joey confronts him about the way things ended between them just days prior.
  • We are thus confronted at an early date with quite distinct types.
  • For example, a player is told their character is confronted with a fox.
  • When more officers arrived to confront the group, the station was attacked.
  • At this point, he confronts an event that has been suggested and referred to throughout the novel.
  • In so doing, they are confronting what is known as the problem of evil.
  • The lady in yellow goes to have her blood drawn without confronting her lover.
  • Lane goes back to the office, where he finds Glass and confronts him.
  • She confronts him angrily about the fact he walked out on her and never came back.
  • Most probably we'll all die, killed because we are confronting a fierce enemy.
  • A man was painting the walls on the station and was then confronted by an officer.
  • Sir John and the others go there to confront him again.
  • He confronts her face-to-face telling her that he has been generous to her all this time.
  • Sometimes the two leads meet and become involved initially, then must confront challenges to their union.
  • He felt that in order to create it is important to confront reality on a daily basis.
  • Only a group of the strongest players are strong enough to confront him.
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Meaning of confront

  • verb Oppose, as in hostility or a competition
    You must confront your opponent, Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring, The two enemies finally confronted each other
  • verb Deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    You must confront your problems, He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes
  • verb Present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
    We confronted him with the evidence, He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions, An enormous dilemma faces us
  • verb Be face to face with
    The child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume