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Synonyms for encounter

battle with

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meeting

Synonyms for encounter

to come up against

to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

to enter into conflict with

a face-to-face, usually hostile meeting

a brief, hostile exposure to or contact with something such as danger or opposition

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a minor short-term fight

a casual or unexpected convergence

a casual meeting with a person or thing

a hostile disagreement face-to-face

come upon, as if by accident

be beset by

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experience as a reaction

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contend against an opponent in a sport, game, or battle

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For a quarter of an hour at least I penetrated deeper and deeper into the city, without encountering a living creature on my way--with only the starlight to guide me.
So saying, he let fall a great tear, which, encountering in its descent a current of cold air, was congealed into a hail-stone.
Still, the traveller dashed forward at the same reckless pace, regardless alike of the dirt and wet which flew about his head, the profound darkness of the night, and the probability of encountering some desperate characters abroad.
And how unnatural it seemed for a sober man to be plodding wearily along through miry roads, encountering the rude buffets of the wind and pelting of the rain, when there was a clean floor covered with crisp white sand, a well swept hearth, a blazing fire, a table decorated with white cloth, bright pewter flagons, and other tempting preparations for a well- cooked meal--when there were these things, and company disposed to make the most of them, all ready to his hand, and entreating him to enjoyment!
Encountering The Wisdom Jesus: Quickening The Kingdom Of Heaven Within (Sounds True Audio Learning Course-6 CDs) by Cynthia Bourgeault (Principal Teacher and Advisor to the Contemplative Society in Victoria, British Columbia and founding director of the Aspen Wisdom School in Aspen, Colorado) provides an informed and informative introduction into agnostic understanding of Jesus Christ, the man who was foremost seeking to radically alter the consciousness of those who would follow Him.
This time, instead of being isolated and dislocated, she returned as an agent of change who was able to lead others in transforming their own lives by encountering Jesus Christ.
Social support refers to sharing the experience of encountering discrimination with selected individuals (e.
It is not uncommon to pass through feelings of resistance and redefinition when encountering the isms.
An implication of encountering these types of dilemmas suggests that ILSPs respect consumer autonomy in the service-delivery process.