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To come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
“We are learning how to confront death.”
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To worry, oppress or cause trouble to
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“Arguably, however, less tractable difficulties confront him in the realm of spirits.”
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To address or apply oneself to a problem or issue
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“They therefore decided to confront the problem by mounting a charm offensive.”
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To stand or meet facing, especially in competition, hostility or defiance
“Things were so bad that he finally felt compelled to confront one reporter and ask that she meet his eye and not walk away when he spoke.”
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To resist or endure (something) successfully
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To accuse someone of
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To engage in an altercation
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To grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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To frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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To fend off or defend against something hostile
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To succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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To estimate, measure, or note the similarity or dissimilarity between
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To offend the modesty or values of
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