confrontation


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a bold challenge

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discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions

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a hostile disagreement face-to-face

the act of hostile groups opposing each other

a focussed comparison

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Sometimes, constructive confrontation is about employing a more passive strategy, because in many circumstances, the person we are trying to constructively approach will feel the need to defend or guard against the unexpected.
Half an hour later, a second confrontation occurred between soldiers and a different group of Hezbollah members, who were also erecting checkpoints near the village of Nabi Othman.
and its progeny reshaped Confrontation Clause doctrine.
Remarkably absent in these reports are descriptions of clients' experiences depicting when and how confrontation is experienced as helpful or harmful.
In a statement, government spokesman Vishnu Prakash said that the ministry was aware of news reports about an alleged confrontation, but said that no confrontation had taken place between the INS Airavat and the Chinese vessel in July 2011.
Suddenly too, confrontation lines were set up inside cities, towns and villages," Noureddin said.
And in the framework of its internal battle, Hezbollah granted itself the right to distribute certificates of patriotism, in addition to the right of leading the project of the confrontation of Israel and the "imperialist and Zionist plans.
They said confrontations erupted after the Israeli forces stromed the town
Columnist Mohammad Kharroub of the Jordanian daily AL RAI suggested on Thursday that the external players affecting Iran's confrontation with the West could be the deciding factor in the Islamic Republic's expansionist policies.
Summary: Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Tuesday said that the Israeli army was "getting ready for any military confrontation that may erupt with Lebanon"
2004) call the inability to communicate in these circumstances as a choice not to have a crucial confrontation.
The continuous escalation in Sa'ada between the government army and the Houthis, particularly last week, expanded the military confrontation to other areas.
He further stressed that civilians, who fled the town prior to the ruling fearing there would be military confrontation between the SPLA and SAF, have returned to the town following peaceful announcement of the ruling.