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    confront - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confront

    (verb) oppose, as in hostility or a competition
    Synonyms : face
    Example Sentence
    • You must confront your opponent
    • Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring
    • The two enemies finally confronted each other
    (verb) deal with (something unpleasant) head on
    Synonyms : face , face up
    Example Sentence
    • You must confront your problems
    • He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes
    (verb) present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
    Synonyms : face , present
    Example Sentence
    • We confronted him with the evidence
    • He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions
    • An enormous dilemma faces us
    (verb) be face to face with
    Example Sentence
    • The child screamed when he confronted the man in the Halloween costume
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for confront

confront -- come in front .. face to face and then the appropriate response either fear, or tackling problems

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