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Synonyms for face-off

a face-to-face, usually hostile meeting

Synonyms for face-off

a hostile disagreement face-to-face

(ice hockey) the method of starting play

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We want to get the Big Blue Tent thumping from the opening face-off.
The Texas Department of Transportation celebrated the start of its Don't Mess with Texas campaign's silver anniversary with a Celebrity Face-Off.
Our face-off was an incredible opportunity to honor and celebrate our committed and skilled fishmongers.
Brendon Robidoux won the face-off in Shrewsbury's right circle and fed Ian Davis in the slot.
It wasn't ideal, but Belfast Giants agreed to put back face-off until 8pm.
Tickets will be available right up until face-off from the box office.
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org is now open to voters in a Celebrity Face-Off that will decide the favorite Don't Mess with Texas TV ad of the past 25 years.
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Putting fiber in the spotlight, consumers can learn about daily fiber requirements in an educational, fun and interactive way by playing the Fiber One(R) Fiber Friend Face-Off.
Both figure to sign Division I college scholarships in the near future, but the first order of business will be this critical face-off.
ON ICE The Queen takes to the rink in Vancouver during her Golden Jubilee tour of Canada before dropping the puck in the face-off, inset.
BALTIMORE -- The Elite Motion Coach, the industry leader in slow motion video training systems, announces the national sales launch of the Elite Motion Coach during the Konica Minolta FACE-OFF Classic, on March 6th, 2010.