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Synonyms for confront



Synonyms for confront

to meet face-to-face, especially defiantly

to come up against

Synonyms for confront

oppose, as in hostility or a competition

deal with (something unpleasant) head on

present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize


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be face to face with

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Velayati lauded the resilience of the Lebanese people and stressed on the need to confront terror in the region.
This ugly act," he said, "strengthens our commitment to confront the phenomena of extremism and terrorism, which do not distinguish between religions and peoples and which represent a serious danger to all civilised nations and societies, without discrimination.
The agreement between the two ministries comes after the endowment ministry and Ministry of State for Youth Affairs agreed on a plan to confront atheism on 6 August.
But after Lisa sneakily finds out all the details by reading Jai's diary, a non-apologetic Charity tells her she wants to confront Rachel alone.
I think you're worried that if you confront him, he'll dump you.
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Why think of it as having to impress or confront a guy?
When we care for people, we are willing to confront them," Nelson said.
Steven Dunne travelled to Liverpool city centre from his home in Llangollen armed with a 2ft pickaxe handle to confront Phillip Allerton, a man he believed was sleeping with his wife.
WOODLAND HILLS -- A 30-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday night when he opened up a garage door to confront a gunman who was trying to steal his Porsche Boxer, police said.
These many and diverse initiatives suggest that the time is ripe in America to confront our history of racial violence.
At home, she is forced to confront the past she has run away from, and Ohlin writes with a close ear and sensitivity to her characters' volatile dispositions and infatuations.
Though written especially for the baby boomer generation, which is beginning to confront hearing loss as the result of advancing age, Baby Boomers and Hearing Loss is enthusiastically recommended for anyone confronting an encroaching hearing problem.
Too many physicians fail to confront and resolve concerns they have with their partners and peers.
Consequently, we are beginning to develop a multi-perspective view of the issues that confront men with respect to their bodies.