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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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These actions could provoke a further escalation of the conflict and lead to the loss of more innocent lives, increasing the flow of refugees and risking a confrontation with the anti-ISIS (Islamic State) coalition operating in Syria," Kerry said.
According to witnesses, the neighborhood of Wad al-Jouz witnessed the most violent confrontations in the city, which lasted until the dawn hours; police closed off the main entrance to the neighborhood, randomly spraying 'skunk' water and firing stun grenades and smoke bombs at the protesters and at residents' homes.
In the same context, other confrontations arose in Jenin Camp when the Israeli forces blockaded two houses, in the midst of gunfire and teargas bombs, as well as calashes after storming Alsaila Alharthia village.
We present results grouped into sections depicting helpful confrontations, unhelp confrontations and factors that can affect each.
In addition, fierce confrontations are sporadically taking place in the Al-Malahidh area between the army and the Houthis.
The taxi marshalls maintain order at the ranks simply by a highly visible presence and ensuring there is no queue jumping which can be a cause for confrontation.
In addition to his expertise in Crucial Conversations and Crucial Confrontations, Nelson is considered a leading expert in the VitalSmarts research study, Silence Kills: The Seven Crucial Conversations for Healthcare.
Patti Salas of the sheriff's hostage negotiating team, who helped him bring the confrontation to a safe end for everyone.
Some of the most violent physical confrontations I have had with suspects involved persons of slight build, including females.
Mexican border confrontations "no matter what," the state and county law enforcement officers could only watch as the bad guys got away.
Pearson at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, more than 50% of people who have had confrontations at work lost work time worrying about the incident or future interactions with that boss or co-worker.
After years of witnessing confrontations between athletes and officials and between parents and officials, we are now processing the third round of free-lance combat--the one between parents and coaches.
We haven't let our emotions on the pitch affect our performance and that's the crucial aspect ( you can't get drawn into these confrontations if you want to beat them.
Yet Vaughan cannot guarantee there will not be further confrontations between two sides intent on overcoming the other.
We haven't let our emotions on the pitch affect our performance and that's the crucial aspect - you can't get drawn into these confrontations if you want to beat them.